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Today we are thrilled to offer for sale a stunning antique Dresden hand-painted soft paste porcelain vase! This magnificent piece is expertly and intricately crafted and detailed. The vase is meticulously and precisely hand-painted in the manner of Helena Wolfsohn. Wolfsohn was a highly-respected German antiquarian and decorator of porcelain blanks, which she obtained from a variety of different porcelain companies from circa 1843 until 1883. Helena was most famous for the decorative pieces she turned out in the distinctive ornate French Rococo style. The pieces were highly ornate and featured brightly colored flowers, shells, and foliage. Helena painted in the Dresden/Meissen, and Sevres style as many highly skilled decorators did in the Dresden area of Germany at that time. The baluster-shaped vase features four distinct painted sections, two feature a vivid blue/turquoise ground with hand painted colorful floral bouquet/sprays. The front and back sections feature beautiful hand-painted scenes of lovely young noblewomen in fancy court gowns being courted by gallant noblemen. The vase features extensive gilded arabesque and rocaille-style borders and designs around the neck of the vase. The piece features a blue “T” sword/line mark on the bottom. The vase presents beautifully and is in excellent antique condition, with very minimal display wear, and o chips, cracks or restorations. Add elegance and grandeur to any interior with this stunning hand-painted porcelain masterpiece. Fresh to the market!
Dimensions: 5-1/4″ in height, 4-1/2″ in diameter (at widest point)
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