• Art of the Islamic and Indian  auction at Christies

    Sale 7843

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    13 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 314

    A LOBMEYR OVAL DISH

    VIENNA, AUSTRIA, CIRCA 1873

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    A LOBMEYR OVAL DISH
    VIENNA, AUSTRIA, CIRCA 1873
    Of oval form, footless and rimless, with curved sides, the decoration organized around a central medallion with polychrome lotus flower, the ground with dense gold floral scrolls surrounded by a band of stylized vine, a band of interlocking medallions with stylized naskh and small blue and green enamelled rosettes around, Lobmeyr monogram on the underside
    13 7/8in. (35.2cm.) width


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    The dish was probably designed by Josef Salb (1845-1904) in 1873. Together with the architect Johann Machytka, he is mentioned as one of the designers who worked for Lobmeyr.

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