31 March 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 375
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 1,000
A ROYAL COPENHAGEN TOPOGRAPHICAL TWO-HANDLED LAVENDER-GROUND VASE
CIRCA 1830, UNDERGLAZE BLUE WAVE MARK
Of amphora form with an everted rim, the waisted neck gilt with fruiting vine, the richly-gilt loop handles with matt-gilt palmette terminals, the front painted with a view of Frederiksborg Castle in Copenhagen within an oval tooled gilt cartouche, the reverse reserved with a gilt wreath enclosing a lyre on crossed trumpets, on a circular spreading foot gilt with stiff-leaves, gilt band rims (restoration to neck, handles and footrim with associated retouching, some wear to gilding)
7¾ in. (19.6 cm.) high
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Cf. Moritiz Landgraf von Hessen, et al., Das Weisse Gold des Nordens Kopenhagner Porzellan des. 18 und 19. Jahrhunderts, Schloss Fasanerie 2002 Exhibition Catalogue (Fulad, 2002), p. 166, pl. 62 for a vase painted with the same castle.
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