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Lot 368: A large Berlin vase and cover after a design by Theodor Hermann Schmuz-Baudiss, German 1859-1942 early 20th century

Est: €4,000 EUR - €6,000 EURSold:
Sotheby'sMay 20, 2008Amsterdam, Netherlands

Item Overview

Description

the baluster-shaped body polychrome and gilt painted with pheasants perched on branches between ornamental borders scepter mark in underglaze blue, stamped in red with orb and KPM mark, painted purple numerals 45. and 148/121.1 , impressed LY and L2 Quantity: 2

Dimensions

83cm. high.

Artist or Maker

Literature

Wilhelm Siemen ed., Theodor Hermann Schmuz-Baudiss (1859-1942): Ein Jugendstilkünstler ersten Ranges. Ausstellung zum 130. Geburtstag, Gemälde, Keramik, Mobel, Porzellan, Hohenberg 1989.

Notes

Theodor Hermann Schmuz-Baudiss was one of the most important representatives of the Jugendstil and became art director of KPM Berlin in 1908.
For its 150th anniversary, he designed the Ceres service which is considered one of the finest services of the late Jugendstil.

Auction Details

Fine Furniture, Clocks & Works of Art

by
Sotheby's
May 20, 2008, 12:00 PM EST

De Boelelaan 30, Amsterdam, 1083 HJ, NL