• 19th Century Furniture, Sculpt auction at Christies

    Sale 2210

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

    20 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 133

    A VIENNA STYLE BURGUNDY AND PEACH GROUND VASE, COVER AND STAND

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE BEEHIVE MARKS, IMPRESSED 5

    Price Realised  

    A VIENNA STYLE BURGUNDY AND PEACH GROUND VASE, COVER AND STAND
    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE BEEHIVE MARKS, IMPRESSED 5
    Of baluster form flanked by gilt upright double snake handles with acanthus terminals, a band of white 'pearls' at the shoulder, the body painted with continuous views after Kauffman with either 'Cupid's Revenge' or 'Cupid Bound by the Graces', on a conforming stop-fluted socle and circular stand
    28 in. (71.2 cm.) high (3)


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    Angelika Kauffman, Swiss (1741-1807).

    See W.W. Roworth, Angelika Kauffman, A Continental Artist in Georgian England, Brighton, 1992, pp. 157 and 160, fig. 131 and 135 for engravings of the present subjects.