• Christie's Interiors - Style a auction at Christies

    Sale 5681

    Christie's Interiors - Style and Spirit

    23 February 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 526

    A VIENNA-STYLE CLARET-GROUND CABINET PLATE

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, PSEUDO UNDERGLAZE BLUE SHIELD MARK, TITLED GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG IN BLACK SCRIPT

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    A VIENNA-STYLE CLARET-GROUND CABINET PLATE
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, PSEUDO UNDERGLAZE BLUE SHIELD MARK, TITLED GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG IN BLACK SCRIPT
    Painted with a scene from Wagner's opera, a stormy seascape with two Rhine Maidens floating on the waves holding Hagen back from another maiden who swims away holding a ring aloft, indistinctly signed Prell, within an elaborately gilt and tooled border of scrolling foliage, pendants and diaper-pattern panels
    9½ in. (24.2 cm.) diameter


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