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    Sale 2159

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

    21 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 91

    A PAIR OF CONTINENTAL GOLD AND BURGUNDY GROUND OPAQUE WHITE GLASS VASES AND COVERS

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF CONTINENTAL GOLD AND BURGUNDY GROUND OPAQUE WHITE GLASS VASES AND COVERS
    19TH CENTURY
    In the Neo-Classic taste, each of bottle form with trumpet mouth, the conical cover with tall spire finial, finely painted front and back with Muses emblematic of the Arts on a gold resist ground, flanked by upright tubular loop handles, the terminals suspending ribbon-tied fruit and flower swags, the mouth, neck and lower body enriched with faux flutes and variantly gilt blue bands, on a stepped circular foot
    27¼ in. (61.5 cm.) high (4)


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