24 October 2006
AN ORMOLU-MOUNTED VIENNA STYLE GOLD-GROUND STEIN AND COVER, 'BACHUSFEST'
LATE 19TH CENTURY, BLUE BEEHIVE MARK, IMPRESSED 98, SIGNED BORG.
Of tapering cylindrical form, the scroll handle cast with acanthus and a female-mask, painted with a continuous view of revelers filling and drinking from jugs before a River God, between cobalt-blue and pale-blue ground bands gilt with stylized flowers, on an acanthus moulded circular base
11¼ in. (28.5 cm.) high (2)
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