10-13-2018 10-13-2018
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3150B Boston
October 13, 2018 10:00AMCalender

Pair of German Porcelain Vases

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3150B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 13, 2018 10:00AM


Pair of German Porcelain Vases, 19th century, polychrome decoration, each with a falcon-like bird knop surmounting a domed cover above tapering neck with pink swags, floral sprays, and pastoral scenes, urn-form body with reeded waist flanked by two female figural heads, on a round domed foot bearing Helene Wolfsohn mark to base, ht. 21 1/4, wd. 13, dp. 9 in.
Estimate $400-600

Previously electrified with the covers glued on; each with a drill hole behind the eagle finial and to the underside of the base; each with scattered gilt wear and a damage to a ribbon of each.

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Helene Wolfsohn, Arts, Containers, Decorative arts, Glass art, Pottery, Urn, Vase, Vessels, Visual arts