Dating herend porcelain
- Finally, the vase stands on broad round & massive foot.
Condition: Excellent / there aren't any damages existing / the spots visible on pictures derive only from flashlight (these aren't any imperfections)!
Specifications: Tall two-handled lidded crater vase with wide overhanging mouth.
Stunning painting with flowers and leaves as well as with butterflies on white porcelain surface / additionally, the vase's outer wall is abundantly decorated with sculptured ornaments of volute type / the lid is crowned with knob shaped as acanthus leaves having a cone's form in total / the lid is of reticulated type as those of POTPOURRI VASES are looking like / the vase's handles are shaped as sculptured figurines depicting griffins.
The surface of the glittering snow white porcelain is covered with a colourful cavalcade of butterflies, flowers and branches framed by the richly coloured gilt brim evoking the green fields.
This richly colored decoration brought the first highly ranking recognition for Herend on which its international fame rests since this set decorated with a beautiful pattern won the Jury's first prize at the 1851 world fair in London.
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