1 May 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,500
GBP 2,000 - GBP 2,500
AMPHORA: RIESSNER, STELLMACHER & KESSEL
FAIRY TALE PRINCESS A GILT PORCELAIN VASE, DESIGNED CIRCA 1900
decorated with the head of a woman wearing a coronet and a border of roses to the foot, printed and impressed maker's marks and model no. 2038
7 7/8in. (20cm.) high
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Richard L. Scott, Jan Mergl, Lenka Merglová Pánková, Ceramics from the House of Amphora 1890-1915, Sidney, 2004, p. 93, pl. 121 (similar example illustrated).
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