Large 17” AntiqueTurn Teplitz Amphora Vase – Signed
This beautiful antique amphora vase is by Riessner, Stellmacher & Kessel and has the RStK mark on the base. The vase has an organic floral motif with poppies and leaves highlighted with gilt. The piece is signed by the artist, :Ruscher” and is impressed on the base with a circled “Amphora”, “616” and “41”. The vase has a mouth opening 3” in diameter, is 6 ½” across the gilt handles, 5 ½” in diameter midway down on the belly and 5” diameter at the base. There are embossed three leaf clovers at the base of the vase, both front and rear, as well as some embossed flowers and leaves around the neck of the vase. The vase is in very good to excellent condition with the exception of loss of gilding on the rim and handles from a lifetime of use. There are no chips, flakes or cracks.