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Auction: From Earth to Fire
was auctioned on: 25 October 2016
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A RARE SILVER-GILT MOUNTED BÖTTGER PORCELAIN VASE, THE PORCELAIN CIRCA...

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Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000
ca. US$18,504 - US$30,841
Price realised:  n. a.
Lot number 535, Views: 30

A rare silver-gilt mounted Böttger porcelain vase, the porcelain circa 1720-25, the decoration almost contemporary decorated in Augsburg, of flaring trumpet form, with two scroll-edged human masks separating applied elaborate branches of vine issuing grapes, leaves and smaller branches with perching birds picked out green, blue and purple and gilding, upon a ground highlighted in gilding with further branches and birds in flight, scrollwork borders to rims, the stepped base with silver-gilt mount, 28.5 cm., 11 1/4 in. high

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Sotheby's
Title: From Earth to Fire
Date of the auction: 25 Oct 2016
Address: Sotheby's
London