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    Sale 11628

    THE OPULENT EYE:19TH CENTURY FURNITURE, SCULPTURE, WORKS OF ART, CERAMIC & CARPETS

    19 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 133

    A MEISSEN PORCELAIN PALE-BLUE GROUND PATE-SUR-PATE VASE

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, PARTIAL BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED MODEL NO. H113, IMPRESSED 20

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    A MEISSEN PORCELAIN PALE-BLUE GROUND PATE-SUR-PATE VASE
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, PARTIAL BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED MODEL NO. H113, IMPRESSED 20
    Of baluster form, finely painted and hand-tooled in white slip with two putti holding a flaming torch aloft, the reverse with a dancing putti holding a tambourine and another with a scroll, the neck and base with polychrome and gilt scrolls on a mauve ground with gilt and platinum trellis decoration
    14 in. (35.5 cm.) high


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