Rare Aesthetic Movement Toilet Set - Decorative Arts

Rare Aesthetic Movement Toilet Set
Rare Aesthetic Movement Toilet Set
Rare Aesthetic Movement Toilet Set

Rare Aesthetic Movement Toilet Set

An exceptionally rare Aesthetic Movement Ladies' Toilet Set by Fischer & Mieg (Pirkenhamer), composed of raised gold "japonesque" patterns of birds and butterflies as well as bamboo and other flora. The base colour is pink, with most areas filled in with a frosted lavender-violet, bordered by wide gilded rims. One piece retains the original retail label from the 1890s for $360. Austrian, c. late 19th century.

The set is composed of large and small pitchers with wash basins, a wastebasket, three small boxes (one missing an insert), a bowl with a pierced liner, a cup, and a chamber pot. Additional photos and information available on request.

Height of largest pitcher: 16"
Price: $6,500

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