The faceted vase shows a midnight blue ground and is decorated with silver wire and colored enamels to depict a tranquil scene of two sparrows perched on a branch beneath hanging wisteria and above a dense composition of flowers including morning glory, peonies and iris blossoms. Another sparrow is depicted in flight next to the wisteria. The mouth and base with a silver-applied rim.
HEIGHT 25 cm
Condition: Small imperfections and faults, minor fritting, minor surface scratches and minor surface wear. One larger area where the enamel has been damaged and sealed above the third sparrow in flight. Generally, in good condition.
Provenance: Austrian private collection acquired at the local Viennese art market.