Sale 18DD02 | Lot 138

Albin Müller Vienna Secession Saxon Serpentine Marble Centerpiece

Catalogue: Doyle+Design

Lot Details

Lot 138
Albin Müller Vienna Secession Saxon Serpentine Marble Centerpiece
Circa 1906
Signed with A.M. monogram. Height 7 1/4 inches, 8 inches square.
The contemporary term in German in the early 20th century for this form was blumenschale, which translates to "flower cup."
Die Kunst, Vol. 16, 1906-1907, pp. 38-9, for an illustration of this model as well as other works in serpentine marble by Albin Müller; see Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration, Vol. 18, April-September 1906, p. 647, for an illustration of three different but related models of flower holders by Albin Müller; see Kunstgewerbeblatt, NF. 18, 1906-07, for a period photograph of this model.

C A Private Collection of Important Design

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Sold for $5,000 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Generally good condition overall; a small pin-point size rim chip to upper edge; light surface scratching to interior as expected from use

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Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Sold for $5,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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