Porcelain with young women draped over it for life. Austrian. Ernst Wahliss. Living from 1837 to 1900, Wahliss started out in sales for a porcelain factory, Founding his own ceramics firm in what is now Czechoslovakia, he launched a store called “Wahliss” in Vienna and exported porcelain across Europe while being Vienna’s leading porcelain dealer.

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Pair of amphora vases decorated with maidens and calla lilies. ca. 1900. Austrian. Porcelain with partial gilt and polychrome decoration. Image ©2020 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Fair use license. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/ernst-wahliss/pair-of-ernst-wahliss-porcelain-partial-gilt-and-OWB8xGSAAw8-nfDfP9crKA2

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Centerpiece. ca. 1897. Austrian. Porcelain. centerpiece. Makers marks: Ernst Wahliss crown mark used from 1897 to 1906. Workmans marks and impressed mark “4380 1.” Image © 2019 Antique-Marks.com. Fair use license. via https://antique-marks.com/wahliss-porcelain-centerpiece.html
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Figural spill vase modeled as a young standing woman and seated man playing a flute and pipes on a rectangular base with four feet with an open tree trunk to one side to hold the spills. ca. 1900. Austrian. Decorated in blush ivory colors with gilded highlights. Makers marks: green makers lozenge marked “Royal Vienna Wahliss” to the base with various other painted numbers and marks. Image © 1stdibs.com, Inc. 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/decorative-objects/vases-vessels/vases/antique-austrian-ernst-wahliss-royal-vienna-porcelain-spill-vase-circa-1900/id-f_15476892/
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Porcelain figure of a nude maiden on a shell decorated base. ca. 1900. Austrian. Image © 2020 William Doyle Galleries, Inc. Fair use license. via https://doyle.com/auctions/04be01-belle-epoque/catalogue/1110-ernst-wahliss-art-nouveau-porcelain-figure-of-a-nude

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