GUSTAV GURSCHNER | VASES
4,000 - 6,000 EUR
patinated gilt bronze
Both signed GURSCHNER on the base and one stamped K.K.KUNST.ERZGIESSEREI WIEN, the other numbered and stamped 1484 K.K.K.E.WIEN, on the underside
bronze patiné doré
Chacun signé GURSCHNER sur la base, l'un estampillé K.K.KUNST.ERZGIESSEREI WIEN, et l'autre numéroté et estampillé 1484 K.K.K.E.WIEN au revers]
Vase with handles : 9,7 x 16,8 cm ; 3 ⅞ x 6 ⅝ in. ; vase : 6 x 9,6 cm ; 2 ⅜ x 3 ⅞ in.
[Vase avec anses : 9,7 x 16,8 cm ; 3 ⅞ x 6 ⅝ in. ; vase : 6 x 9,6 cm ; 2 ⅜ x 3 ⅞ in.]
vase with handles : Good overall condition, consistent with age and use. The bronze presents with tarnishing and oxidation throughout. A few oxidation stains mostly concentrated on recessed areas. There are some vert-de-gris stains on the inside of the vase. The surface presents with scattered light scratches. One of the handles presents with casting irregularities inherent to production.
Vase without handles : the gilt bronze presents with scattered light scratches and with very light oxidation throughout. There are some vert-de-gris stains on the inside of the vase.
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Private collection, Austria
[Collection privée, Autriche]