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Lot 92: Ernst A. Leuteritz, Snake-Handle Vase Meissen, 1924-33
December 2, 2016
Berlin, Berlin, GermanyLive Auction
Porcelain, polychrome and gold painting
Meissen Porcelain Factory, 1924-33
Model: Ernst August Leuteritz (1818-1886), c. 1860
Underglaze blue crossed swords with dot mark between the blades, incised model number and impressed mark
Ovoid body with ornamental snake handles on a circular base
Cobalt blue ground with gilt accents, as well as a flower still life
Height: 38.5 cm
Snake handles, inspired by Italian vases of the late Renaissance, can be found already on Meissen Empire cups. Leuteritz combined these with a strict neo-classical shaped vase body
The vase is in very good condition. The gilding is minimally rubbed in places. (bde)
Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.