• 500 Years Decorative Arts Euro auction at Christies

    Sale 2305

    500 Years Decorative Arts Europe Including Oriental Carpets

    20 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 136

    A VIENNA STYLE IRIDESCENT-BURGUNDY GROUND VASE AND COVER ON FIXED STAND

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE BEEHIVE MARK, BLACK PAINTED 38168

    Price Realised  

    A VIENNA STYLE IRIDESCENT-BURGUNDY GROUND VASE AND COVER ON FIXED STAND
    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE BEEHIVE MARK, BLACK PAINTED 38168
    Of shield shape, finely painted with a slave seller offering a scantily clad maiden to an interested party, within a gilt surround and further gilt panels of fantastic beasts and bands of key-pattern, vine and stiff-leaf tips, flanked by angular scroll handles, the conforming stand raised on four knopped feet
    20½ in. (52 cm.) high (2)


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    For another Vienna style vase of the same subject, see Christie's, New York, 10 September 1996, lot 101.