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    Sale 2034

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics

    21 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 72

    A LOBMEYR ENAMELED PALE-AMETHYST GLASS VASE

    CIRCA 1884, J.L.L. MONOGRAM AT THE SIDE

    Price Realised  

    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).