This is a wonderful large pair of antique Royal Vienna Austrian double handled porcelain vases on stands bearing the signature of the artist, and dating from the second half of the 19th Century.
Each with superb quality hand painted mythological scenes on burgundy red ground with gilded foliate leaf and beaded decoration. They each bear the Royal Vienna beehive mark to the underside.
Both vases enamelled after Angelica Kaufmann, one with the title 'Amors Zeitvertreib' Sei wied gut, ( Cupid's pastime. Be good again ), the other "Cupido u Cephisa". Solt ich, ( Cupid and Cephisa. Should I ).
Beautifully made in porcelain and hand enamelled with superb gilded decoration there is no mistaking the unique quality and design, which is sure to make this pair a treasured piece for any discerning collector.
In excellent condition, with no damage or repairs, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 76 cm x Width 27 cm x Depth 27 cm
Dimensions in inches:
Height 2 foot, 6 inches x Width 11 inches x Depth 11 inches
Our reference: A3640
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