23 April 2004
This lot is offered without a reserve
A RORSTRAND ART NOUVEAU VASE
GREEN PRINTED AND SCRIPT CROWNED MARK, INCISED 20810 AND MONOGRAM FOR R.(UBEN) R.(ISING) AND PAINTED MONOGRAM FOR N.(ILS) L.(UNDSTRÖM), CIRCA 1910
The rim moulded as poppy blossoms issuing from applied spiky leaves
5¾ in. (14.6 cm.) high
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See David Revere McFadden, Swedish Art Nouveau Porcelain from the Robert Schreiber Collection, The American Craft Museum, 1999, plate 25 for a vase with sweetpea vine modelled by these two artists.
This lot is offered without reserve.
Offered to benefit a new scholarship initiative from Bennington College, this work distils the unique form of abstraction for which the artist would become famous
Ahead of the sale of portraits of four different muses, we focus on the women the artist came to depend on so passionately