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2660M Marlborough
June 19, 2013 02:00 PMCalender

Pair of Royal Vienna Porcelain Urns

Auction: Discovery - 2660M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: June 20, 2013 10:00AM


Pair of Royal Vienna Porcelain Urns, Austria, late 19th century, each with two scrolling gilt handles, and hand-painted scenes depicting a peace treaty and a Roman sacrificial scene on one vase, titled "Friedensschluss" and "Romesches Opferfest" respectively, the other urn depicting a Greek sacrificial scene and a celebratory scene, titled "Griechisches Opferfest" and "Liegesfest" respectively, ht. 14 3/4, wd. 8 3/4, dp. 6 1/4 in.
Estimate $250-350

wear to the gilt rim decoration and gilt background of the painted scenes. One vase has a chip to the base, while the other has two chips to the lid, a hairline crack to the lid, and looseness between the urn and base.

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