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    Sale 1940

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

    25 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 477

    A VIENNA STYLE COBALT-BLUE AND GOLD GROUND VASE, COVER AND STAND

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE BEEHIVE MARK, SIGNED C. FORSTER

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    A VIENNA STYLE COBALT-BLUE AND GOLD GROUND VASE, COVER AND STAND
    Late 19th/20th century, blue beehive mark, signed C. Forster
    Of baluster form with domed cover, finely painted with a continuous view of Otto I enthroned, surrounded by figures emblematic of the Sciences, identified below: 'Jurisprudenz', 'Medicin', 'Theologie', 'Astronomie', 'Physik', 'Xenophon', 'Thucidides', 'Diagoriden', 'Rhetorik', 'Mathematik', 'Geschichte', 'Archaelogie' and 'Philosophie', on a conforming socle and circular stand painted with two nymphs attended by a putto
    45 in. (114.2 cm.) high (3)


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    Otto I (912 - 973), son of Henry I the Fowler and Matilda of Ringelheim, was Duke of Saxony, King of Germany, King of Italy, and arguably the first Holy Roman Emperor.