Lot 19: A very fine and rare porcelain crackle vase
October 22, 2016
Sarzana (SP), ItalyLive Auction
dating: 19th Century
Baluster shape, slim neck and reverted rim, covered by a crackle, light-celadon enamel; provided with two, deer-shaped handles on the long neck; a long, relieved band shaped as lions' masks enclosed in stylized, chrysanthemum leaves; bulb-shaped border featuring another relieved band decorated with Greek fret; the celadon-crackle base featuring old labels and writings of former collectors. Missing two, small horns at one of the two handles.
dimensions: height 37.5 cm.