Lot 140052

Villeroy & Boch Chinoiserie chromolite Art Nouveau vase, Mettlach, c. 1900, brown shards of stoneware, the sides decorated with reliefs and incised designs of cranes in a Chinese seaside landscape, painted polychrome and in gold, dark brown matt background, near the base medallion frieze, Mettlach abbey mark incised in the base, model numbers 1567 and 16 and 27, H 55 cm, D 27 cm, one crane bumped on its head. Lit.: Gary Kirsner, The Mettlach Book, 2005, p. 333, No. 1567, price 1300-1700 USD. 2518-023