21 October 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 10,625
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
A LOBMEYR ENAMELED PALE-AMETHYST GLASS VASE
CIRCA 1884, J.L.L. MONOGRAM AT THE SIDE
In the Turkish taste, of flattened bottle form with loop handles, the flaring neck enameled with egg-and-dart and chequered diamond bands above stylized filagree lappets, the sides each with a large 'jeweled' rosette set on a trellis ground, the cylindrical foot similarly banded
12 1/8 in. (30.8 cm.) high
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See Dr. Waltraub Neuwirth, Orientalisierende Gläser, J.&L. Lobmeyr, Band I, Vienna, 1981, p. 58, abb. 21, for a line drawing of this form and decoration and p. 59, abb. 22 for a related krug (no. 6603 from the Turkish Series).
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