A rare Berlin tin-glazed and lacquered earthenware Japonesque five-piece garniture<BR />circa 1840
Lot 1284
A rare Berlin tin-glazed and lacquered earthenware Japonesque five-piece garniture
circa 1840
Sold for US$ 15,000 inc. premium
Lot Details
Property of a Florida Gentleman
A rare Berlin tin-glazed and lacquered earthenware Japonesque five-piece garniture
circa 1840
Each dark green/black ground decorated with Chinoiserie reserves, comprising three covered baluster-form urns and two vases with flaring necks.
height of urns 18in (46cm); height of vases 12 1/2in (32cm)

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    Sold Sotheby's London, The Estate of Giuseppe Rossi, 10-12 May 1999, lot 301

    Similar black-ground or red-ground examples are illustrated by Samuel Wittwer, "Die 'Berliner Lackvasen' Eine These," Schwartz Porcelain, pp. 248-49
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