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2024 Winter Fine Art, Antiques & Jewelry (Day 2)

Sun, Jan 28, 2024 01:00PM EST
Lot 903

Amphora Vase & German Mettlach Punch Bowl w/ Stand

Estimate: $100 - $200

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1st item: Amphora naturalistic gourd-shaped earthenware vase, possibly designed by Paul Dachsel, having a pitted ground shaded in green and gold with bas-relief decoration to the body including crimson leaves, green vines, and gilded pine cones. Base with impressed crown mark, impressed Austria mark and Amphora mark both within ovals, and impressed numbers 9920 and 58. 12 1/4" H. Early 20th century. 2nd item: German Villeroy & Boch Mettlach molded ceramic punch bowl or tureen with matching stand and cover, tri-color beige scroll and floral relief decoration throughout against blue ground, Renaissance-style figurehead herm handles, and lid topped with a pine-cone finial. Stand and plate marked "418" and "00 15" to undersides. The whole with stand and lid measures 16" H x 14 1/2" W x 13" D. German, late 19th century. Note: An identical piece is illustrated in THE METTLACH BOOK written by Gary Kirsner, 1994, p. 269, dating the piece from 1894.


1st item: A couple of losses to leaf tips, otherwise overall good condition. 2nd item: Overall good condition with light wear to exterior of body and lid. One figural handle with old repair to head. Several areas of minor repair to inner rim of the stand.

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The Estate of Pia Stratton, Nashville, Tennessee.