Lot 451

Important vase "Green Family"
Ansbach 1730-40
Hexagonal, pear-shaped tapering downwards. Rounded shoulders with short, raised muzzle neck. Colourfully painted all around with so-called "pond with carp" decoration, further birds of paradise, insects, herons and shrimps. Faience, at the bottom four small drill holes and black letter "L". Provenance: J. Carlebach, New York, 1973-85; Auction Christie's, New York 1993; Coll. Kramasky, New York; since 1994 on loan to the Mainfränkisches Museum, Würzburg, No. Lg. 66845.h=28 cm