01-12-2017 01-13-2017
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2975B Boston
January 12, 2017 04:00 PMCalender

Royal Vienna-style Porcelain Gilt-bronze-mounted Vase

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2975B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 13, 2017 10:00AM


Royal Vienna-style Porcelain Gilt-bronze-mounted Vase, late 19th/early 20th century, overall polychrome with gilt jeweling and painted foliate scrolls, with floriform mouth and narrow neck, baluster-form body with two auricular foliate handles, vase depicting a maiden with water pitchers, inscribed "Wilhelm," reverse with a scene of a lake with trees, all supported on a square plinth with four carved paw feet, ht. 20 1/4 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

The vase has been electrified and then de-electrified. There is some craquelure and age-typical rubbing to gilding.

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