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    Sale 1983

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

    9 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 265

    A MEISSEN PATE-SUR-PATE PALE-BLUE AND LAVENDER GROUND VASE

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED MODEL NO. H.113., BL 171 AND R 135, IMPRESSED 20

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    A MEISSEN PATE-SUR-PATE PALE-BLUE AND LAVENDER GROUND VASE
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED MODEL NO. H.113., BL 171 AND R 135, IMPRESSED 20
    Of baluster form, finely painted and hand-tooled in white slip with a scantily draped maiden scattering rose blossoms, the sides with putti stringing garlands, the neck and foot with polychrome and gilt scrolls enriched with platinum vine and cartouches of trellis and diaper
    14 in. (35.5 cm.) high


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    See Bernard Bumpus, Pâte-sur-Pâte, The Art of Ceramic Relief Decoration, 1849-1902, London, 1992, p. 182, fig. 136 for an image from the Meissen stock book circa 1900 illustrating the model.