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Pair of Royal Vienna Porcelain Vases with Covers

Auction:
2554B
Lot:
1040
Sold for:
$4,148$3,500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Royal Vienna Porcelain Vases with Covers, Austria, 19th century, each urn-form with two scrolled handles on square base, polychrome enameled and gilded, with cobalt ground and hand-painted frieze, one depicting Cincinnatus and Aristotle, Claudius and Nestor on the other, base with beehive mark and inscriptions, ht. 14 1/2 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Each with very light and scattered gilt wear to finial edges, corners of plinths; slight gilt flake to surface of one.

Keywords

Austria, Cobalt, Gilding, Glass art, Roofs, Vase

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