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Amphora Gilt Handled with Thistles

Amphora Gilt Handled with Thistles

Item#: 39756
$1,200.00
 
 
  Amphora, Austria handled porcelain vase with relief blown out gilt thistles, stems and raised leaves. Underglaze painting with transparent frit and matte gilding. Fully marked. Series page 151 Scott's "House of Amphora". Eduard Stellmacher and his brothers in law Hans and Karl Riessner and Rudolf Kessel founded Amphora in 1892. Amphora, Eduard Stellmacher and Co, Paul Dachsel and Ernst Wahliss and Co. are considered under the same heading as Amphora. Amphora ceramics represent the peak of Art Nouveau and received many medals at international exhibitions including the gold medal at the famous Paris 1900 exhibition. The firm was officially renamed Riessner & Kessel Amphora after Eduard Stellmacher resigned in 1904.  
Dimensions: 5.5" h
Condition: Excellent Condition
Materials: ceramic
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