• Christie's Interiors - Style & auction at Christies

    Sale 5925

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    17 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 452

    A BERLIN (K.P.M.) IVORY-GROUND VASE ON FIXED STAND

    CIRCA 1880, BLUE SCEPTRE AND IRON-RED ORB MARKS, IRON-RED 41.

    Price Realised  

    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 harbour view within a gilt and polychrome panelled cartouche, the sides gilt with stylised 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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