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    Sale 2034

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

    21 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 115

    A VIENNA STYLE IRIDESCENT-RUBY GROUND PORTRAIT VASE, 'RUTH'

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE BEEHIVE MARK, GILT DECORATOR'S MARK OBSCURRING MARK FOR MARTIAL, REDON & CIE., LIMOGES, IRON-RED PATTERN NO. 35016.

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    A VIENNA STYLE IRIDESCENT-RUBY GROUND PORTRAIT VASE, 'RUTH'
    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE BEEHIVE MARK, GILT DECORATOR'S MARK OBSCURRING MARK FOR MARTIAL, REDON & CIE., LIMOGES, IRON-RED PATTERN NO. 35016.
    Of elongated tapering oviform, the flaring neck gilt with a key-pattern band, finely painted after Landelle with a three-quarter length portrait of the Biblical beauty in a grey shift and white headscarf holding a bundle of wheat, within a raised gilt and beaded oval surround and further gilt ribbon-tied swags and vine, on a conforming socle
    11½ (29.1 cm.) high


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    Charles Landelle, French (1812-1908)