• 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  

    Estimate

    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'