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November 2015

Art Glass
Nov. 7, 2015 — 04 PM - 7 PM

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Lot No. 0552

Manufacturer: Royal Vienna-style


Description: German porcelain handled spirit jug done in the Royal Vienna-style with a portraiture signed by Wagner entitled “Vesperstündchen” (little vespers hour). The indoor scene is of a monk smoking a cigar while seated in his comfy chair. An ornate border of raised gold flowers, ferns and scrolling foliage encircles the scene. The obverse has a meticulous raised gold decoration. A reflective ox blood backdrop having mother of pearl characteristics intensifies the gold designs. Measures 6 1/2 inches by 6 inches across. Marks include Germany in red script, the title and number 35607 hand written in purple and a gold floral sprig mask. Impressive jug in excellent original condition.

Estimate: $500.00 - $700.00