• 20th Century Decorative Art &  auction at Christies

    Sale 5942

    20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    30 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 205

    VALLÉRYSTHAL (EST.1836)

    'MYTHOLOGICALS', VASE, CIRCA 1896

    Price Realised  

    VALLÉRYSTHAL (EST.1836)
    'MYTHOLOGICALS', VASE, CIRCA 1896
    designed by Désiré Christian after Walter Crane, cameo and enamelled glass, overlaid and acid-etched with intaglio panels showing Thetis admonishing Achilles, with additional motifs and enamelled details, signed Vallérysthal
    12 in. (30.5 cm.) high


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    Literature

    George C. Warr, Echoes of Hellas, illustrated by Walter Crane, Part I The Iliad, Vol.1, p 21 for 'Achilles'