Shakespearean Royal Vienna Porcelain Vase

$24,500.00
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Our tremendous cobalt blue porcelain Royal Vienna vase, 30 inches (76 cm) tall, features extensive gilded decorations and cartouches on front and rear depicting a scene from Shakespeare's play, The Merchant of Venice, and the playwright himself at the court of Queen Elizabeth I after the original French School painting.  The play's scene, known as the Choice of the Caskets (in act three, scene two), shows Bassanio confronted with the  choice of three caskets. Condition is excellent.

Item Details

Reference #:
ha-2391
Quantity
1
Category
Ceramics & Porcelain
SubCategory
Department
Antiques (approx100yrs)
Year
c1900
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
13.00 x 30.00 x 9.00
Weight
Unknown
Condition
Very Good
Material
porcelain