19 April 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 10,625
Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
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.
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