Pair of Monumental Meissen Armorial Covered Urns

Pair of Monumental Meissen Armorial Covered UrnsPair of Monumental Meissen Armorial Covered Urns

Hammer Price w/ BP

$201,250

Lot #: 455
Pair of Monumental Meissen Armorial Covered Urns
Intricately decorated w/figures, insects, flowers, cherubs, crowns, gold leaf, etc. Made to commemorate a member of the Saxon royal house; portrait and coat of arms probably represent Carola von Vasa (1833-1907), Princess of Sweden and Queen of saxony. She and her husband, King Albert (1828-1902) often gave Meissen objects as diplomatic gifts.
Ht. 33" Max. W 23"
Provenance
A Buffalo, NY Estate.
Condition
Some minor loss & repairs.
Auction Date
Oct 05, 2013

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