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    Sale 5923

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    12 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 425

    A PAIR OF VIENNA-STYLE TAPERING VASES

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, PSEUDO BLUE SHIELD MARKS

    Price Realised  

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    A PAIR OF VIENNA-STYLE TAPERING VASES
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, PSEUDO BLUE SHIELD MARKS
    One painted with a half-draped maiden holding a staff and standing beside a vase of two peacock feathers, the other with a maiden in classical dress holding a lyre, signed indistinctly in gilt, within shaped gilt cartouches reserved on a purple-green lustre ground, elaborately gilt and picked out in white
    12¼ in. (31.1 cm.) high (2)


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