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Carl Thieme Porcelain Figural Wine Barrel

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
56
Sold for:
$1,007$850

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2542B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Carl Thieme Porcelain Figural Wine Barrel, Germany, late 19th century, gilt trim and polychrome enamel decorated with an allegorical figure holding and adorned with bunches of grapes, seated on a barrel mounted atop a pierced base with applied flowers, ht. 14 1/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

Scattered chips to applied flowers and grape leaves; figure restored to each arm, to her neck, and to right foot at ankle.

Keywords

Germany, Polychrome, Vitaceae, Viticulture

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