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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 134

    A MEISSEN PORCELAIN PATE-SUR-PATE PEACOCK-BLUE GROUND POT-POURRI VASE AND COVER

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED H.20 AND LOWERCASE GR 175/ PRESSNUMMER 20

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    A MEISSEN PORCELAIN PATE-SUR-PATE PEACOCK-BLUE GROUND POT-POURRI VASE AND COVER
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED H.20 AND LOWERCASE GR 175/ PRESSNUMMER 20
    The pierced cover with wreath form finial, finely painted and hand-tooled in white slip with a diaphanously clad maiden within a gilt guilloche surround, flanked by upright bracket handles
    12 ½ in. (31.7 cm.) high approximately


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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 illustration of this model as found on page 62 of the Meissen stock book, circa 1900.