Lot 140031

Pair of Villeroy & Boch chromolithic vases with elephant handles, Mettlach 1897, elongated form with fully plastic handles in the shape of elephant heads, the walls incised with floral ornaments in oriental style and painted in multi-coloured enamel on a reddish brown matt ground, h 35 cm, b each 20 cm, each with an embossed tower mark in the bottom, model number 1870 and year (18)97, one vase in the bottom with sales label from Brussels, Lit.: Kirsner, Gary, The Mettlach Book 2005, p. 341, No. 1870, price 450-600 USD per piece. 2517-023