21 October 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 10,000
Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
A BERLIN (K.P.M.) IVORY-GROUND VASE ON FIXED STAND
CIRCA 1880, BLUE SCEPTRE AND IRON-RED ORB MARKS, IRON-RED 41.
Of baluster form, the flaring mouth flanked by scrolling vine handles applied with gaping masks and acanthus terminals, the body painted front and back with a harbor view within a gilt and polychrome paneled cartouche, the sides gilt with stylized lotus, raised on a conforming socle and octagonal base
24 in. (61 cm.) high
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For another vase of this form see Christie's, New York, 11 April 2007, lot 185.
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