21 April 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 11,250
Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000
A SEVRES STYLE IRIDESCENT-BLUE GROUND VASE AND COVER
EARLY 20TH CENTURY, SPURIOUS INTERLACED L'S MARK, SIGNED WAGNER
In the Art Nouveau style, finely painted with a woodland scene from a Wagnerian opera most likely depicting a dispute over the tryst between Tristan and Isolde, a host of clansman and King Mark stand at ready, the iridescent turquoise-blue ground enriched allover with entwined raised gilt lilies, on a conforming socle and canted square base
28 in. (71 cm.) high (2)
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See Christie's, New York, 10 September 1996, lot 213 for a Berlin (K.P.M) plaque painted with this subject and signed R. Wagner.
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