Lot: 615


Important Pâte sur pâte vase after a poem of the Persian writer Omar Khayyam, c. 1880

Frederick Alfred Rhead Minton's China Works, Stoke-on-Trent

H. 30.8 cm. Designed by Frederick Alfred Rhead. Porcelain, pâte-sur-pâte painting, symbolist depiction of the Night in front of an oriental skyline under the stars. Inscription taken from the poem 'The Rubaiyat', 1120: AWAKE FOR MORNING IN THE BOWL OF NIGHT HAS FLUNG THE STONE THAT PUTS THE STARS TO FLIGHT. Signed: F. A. Rhead. No maker's mark.

Hammer Price: 18,000 €

141C - Auction Art Nouveau - Art Deco
21. November 2018 at 2:00 PM