• 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 396

    A VIENNA STYLE 'JEWELED' IRIDESCENT-EMERALD GROUND PORTRAIT VASE AND COVER ON FIXED STAND, 'PRECIOSA'

    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE BEEHIVE MARK, IRON-RED 07334., SIGNED WAGNER

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    A VIENNA STYLE 'JEWELED' IRIDESCENT-EMERALD GROUND PORTRAIT VASE AND COVER ON FIXED STAND, 'PRECIOSA'
    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE BEEHIVE MARK, IRON-RED 07334., SIGNED WAGNER
    Of shield shape flanked by upright gilt scroll handles, finely painted with a bust-length portrait of a beauty within an oval surround edged by a gilt garland, the shoulder with an ogival band enameled with turquoise 'jewels', the cover, neck, socle and conforming stand enriched with Art Nouveau style leaf-tips and floral trellis
    24 in. (60.9 cm.) high (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A EUROPEAN COLLECTION (LOT 396)