Welcome to Antiques & Moore! This listing is for a lovely antique Royal Vienna "Beehive" marked Art Nouveau porcelain gilt decorated enameled portrait vase. This gorgeous vase has a decorative "squared" body with a gilded column at each corner holding a large red urn shaped object at the top molded in relief. One side has a beautiful hand painted draped female wearing a tiara having a hand maiden at one side and a draped nude young female on the other. The portraits have a gold softly beaded textured background.
The other three sides have an undecorated gilt encircled ivory ground. The shoulder area of the vase and the area just above the base are painted pink with gilt incised lines and both the neck and foot ring is also gilded. The details in the enameled portrait are colorful and well painted. The vase is marked with the famous Royal Vienna "beehive" stamp, a gold painted circle and is hand signed "Dez Morgen". This lovely vase is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks or repairs.
There is some very faint no-harm spots on the gilded columns that are hardly noticeable but called for accuracy. Measures 5 1/2" high with a maximum width of 3 1/4". The top opening measures 1 5/8 and the base is 1 7/8 in diameter.We at Antiques & Moore have been in the Antiques business for over 30 years and try to describe our items as accurately as possible. We are happy to answer any questions and always appreciate your business! The item "UNUSUAL ROYAL VIENNA BEEHIVE MARK ART NOUVEAU HAND PAINTED PORTRAIT VASE" is in sale since Friday, August 5, 2016. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\Art Pottery\European Pottery\Austrian".
The seller is "antiquesandmooresales" and is located in Hendersonville, North Carolina. This item can be shipped worldwide.