A Berlin faience garniture of five vases, three with covers, mid-19th century

A Berlin faience garniture of five vases, three with covers, mid-19th centuryEstimate £20,000 — 30,000 / €27,894 - 41,841. Photo Sotheby's

comprising three baluster form vases with covers and two flaring trumpet vases, decorated imitating Chinese lacquer with oriental figures in landscapes picked out in gold and black reserved on a red ground, on moulded giltwood bases, restorations and retouching throughout, 23.3cm., 9 1/8 in. and 30cm., 11 3/4 in. high

Comparative LitertatureSamuel Wittwer, Die Berliner Lackvasen, Schwartz Porcelain, 2004, pp. 237-249

Sotheby's. A Tale of Two Cities: Venice and Dresden Two Private Collections, London, 09 Jun 2015, 10:30 AM