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    Sale 2159

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

    21 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 82

    A SEVRES STYLE IRIDESCENT-BLUE GROUND VASE AND COVER

    EARLY 20TH CENTURY, SPURIOUS INTERLACED L'S MARK, SIGNED WAGNER

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    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.