Eduard Stellmacher, ‘Spirit Vase’, ca. 1898, Jason Jacques Gallery
Eduard Stellmacher, ‘Spirit Vase’, ca. 1898, Jason Jacques Gallery
Eduard Stellmacher, ‘Spirit Vase’, ca. 1898, Jason Jacques Gallery
Eduard Stellmacher, ‘Spirit Vase’, ca. 1898, Jason Jacques Gallery
Eduard Stellmacher, ‘Spirit Vase’, ca. 1898, Jason Jacques Gallery
Eduard Stellmacher, ‘Spirit Vase’, ca. 1898, Jason Jacques Gallery
Eduard Stellmacher, ‘Spirit Vase’, ca. 1898, Jason Jacques Gallery

Forty Beautiful Maidens swirl in the ether of this mystical symbolist vase: Perhaps they are forty heavenly virgins promised by Allah. Renowned for such symbolist artworks, Amphora's Spirits series was internationally acclaimed, and was especially popular at the Paris 1900 Universal Exposition.