Lot 4
Royal Vienna Mantel Urn with Cover and Charger "Titania's"
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Late 19th century, the urn in three parts, the front of the urn and pedestal base feature a medallion of 18th century courting couples, "Sun King" style gilt surround (DOA 12 in.); the charger is centered with a prince approaching a classical beauty, conforming gilt surround (13.5 in.), both with allover delicate gilt arabesques and underside Royal Vienna mark.

Titania is the fairy queen in Shakespeare's "Midsummer Night's Dream".

Upper rim of urn has gilt loss as well as minor gilt loss at some high points, and a glaze flake on edge of pedestal. Charger shows a rubbing to the gilt design in several places on the inner yellow band.