• 500 Years Decorative Arts Euro auction at Christies

    Sale 2305

    500 Years Decorative Arts Europe Including Oriental Carpets

    20 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 138

    A BERLIN VIENNA STYLE COBALT-BLUE GROUND VASE AND A STAND, 'VERLORENE ILLUSIONEN' AND 'AURORA'

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BOTH WITH A BLUE SCEPTRE MARK, THE STAND ALSO WITH A BEEHIVE, IMPRESSED B AND CYPHER, BOTH SIGNED J. MORBACH.

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    A BERLIN VIENNA STYLE COBALT-BLUE GROUND VASE AND A STAND, 'VERLORENE ILLUSIONEN' AND 'AURORA'
    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BOTH WITH A BLUE SCEPTRE MARK, THE STAND ALSO WITH A BEEHIVE, IMPRESSED B AND CYPHER, BOTH SIGNED J. MORBACH.
    Of baluster form, the knopped neck flanked by eagle term handles, finely painted after Reni with Dawn driving away the darkness in his chariot to one side, the other painted after Gleyre with 'Evening' or 'Lost Illusions,' the stand painted with three views of scantily clad maidens attended by putti
    25 in. (63.5 cm.) high


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    Marc-Charles-Gabriel Gleyre (Swiss, 1806-1874)
    Guido Reni (Italian, 1575-1642)