Marked Royal Vienna (bee hive). Presented here is a magnificent antique Royal Vienna vase. This is a hand painted porcelain portrait of a stunning auburn haired beauty. It is signed on the lower edge V. The background is shades of dark cream to golden tan.The lady has a blue veil draped across her hair and wears an off-the-shoulder bodice of pink which lays in graceful drapes and folds that brings life to the fabric. The bottom is marked with the blue bee hive/ 139 and a red crown and shield. The vase is 7 1/4" high, bulbous shape, about 5 1/4" wide.
The vase has a detailed raised gilt border around the base and top; the base is a scallop and dot, the top is a more intricate design, the inside of the top is also gilt. Excellent condition, no damage, no chips, no cracks, there are some various light reflections in the photos; there is no paint loss. The written description is based on my opinion and observation of the item. I do my best, if you have another opinion please feel free to let me know, additional knowledge is always appreciated.
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I do not take anything apart or check every hidden fold. The item "Antique ROYAL VIENNA Hand painted PORCELAIN PORTRAIT VASE bee hive SIGNED 19thC" is in sale since Monday, July 30, 2018. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\China & Dinnerware\Royal Vienna". The seller is "reflectionsdru" and is located in Virginia City, Nevada. This item can be shipped worldwide.