Sunday, October 26, 2008
These two vases are decorated in such a beautiful chinoiserie design of oriental figures, carnations and prunus trees, all on a stippled black background. The rim is simply gilded but it sets off the design perfectly. They date from around the 1920s and the body shape used is the same as a Bisto Aztec ware vase that is in my collection. Maddenly, i have no info about how much these beauties sold for at auction as i am not registered to Artnet. To a collector like me, or even just for their decorative appeal, i would estimate them at £80-120, perhaps more on a good day. They are just so glamourous and stunning. Drool.
Posted by Russell Sansom aka Bistoboy1 at 2:03 AM
- Russell Sansom aka Bistoboy1
- Sometimes, life doesn't turn out the way you expected. And sometimes, it is exactly as it was 'meant' to be. But whilst i'm not a believer in fate or fatalism, I do believe that life is a both a learning experience and an obstacle course to be climbed and clambered over in the most creative way possible! In doing so, you'll get to where you should be even if it's not where you'd imagined.