23 November 2010
A PAIR SILESIAN TRANSLUCENT EMERALD-GREEN AND OPAQUE WHITE OVERLAY GLASS VASES
CIRCA 1890, ACID-ETCHED CROWNED STRIATED SHIELD MARKS FOR GRÄFLICH SCHAFFGOTSCH'SCHE JOSEPHINENHÜTTE IN SCHREIBERHAU, SILESIA
Of baluster form, flanked by flattened gilt scroll handles, finely painted after either Raphael's 'Sistine Madonna' or Murillo's 'Immaculate Conception,' within gilt strapwork, enriched overall with gilt dots and olive branches, the socle rim 'jeweled'
19¼ in. (49 cm.) high (2)
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See Stefania Zelasko, Gräflich Schaffgotsch'sche Josephinenhütte, Passau: Verlag Rotel Tours, 2005, nos. 291, 300 and 301 for examples with corresponding elements.
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