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Summer Fine Art & Antiques Auction - Day 2

Sun, Jul 9, 2023 01:00PM EDT
Lot 861

7 pcs Continental Porcelain, mostly Manner of Helena Wolfsohn

Estimate: $450 - $550

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Seven (7) Continental handpainted polychrome and parcel gilt porcelain items, mostly manner of Helena Wolfsohn. 1st-5th items: Five (5) Augustus Rex (Meissen) style items in the manner of Helena Wolfsohn, including one (1) covered sugar bowl with one (1) underplate having vignettes of pairs of cherubs engaged in various activities surrounded by purple diapered and hatch designs; two (2) quatrefoil saucers with floral spray to well and alternating panels of floral sprays, figural vignettes, or fish scale pattern; and one (1) shell form disk with central figural scene surrounded by floral vignettes upon a cobalt fish scale ground. All pieces with mark to the undersides. Ranging in size from 4 1/4" H x 5 1/8" D to 4 5/8" H x 7 1/2" D. 6th item: Meissen style libation cup by Helena Wolfshohn, leaf form with figural vignette to well, pink fish scale rim having floral vignettes, naturalistic handle, and floral sprays to underside. Marked with crossed swords with slash and S indicating this is a Meissen blank decorated by another studio. 1 5/8" H x 4 1/2" W x 3 3/4" D. 7th item: French Empire style Niderviller hard-paste porcelain vase with bead course to rim and base, molded flowers, and vignettes of figure with dog or lion to body. Unmarked. 5 3/8" H x 4 3/4" dia. All items late 19th century/early 20th century.


All items with minute wear to polychrome and gilt decoration. One quatrefoil dish with minor scattered surface scratches. Minor surface residue to vase.

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