• The Decorative Arts Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2845

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    23 - 24 March 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 38

    A German enamelled glass tankard, two bottles and a pair of salts


    Price Realised  


    A German enamelled glass tankard, two bottles and a pair of salts
    18th Century
    The tankard painted with the Biblical scene of the Sacrifice of Isaac, inscribed and dated: 'Aus den 1 Buch, mosze; 22 vers.am.11; u 12 Dari.. ihm der Engel des herrn von himel; und sprach lege deine hand nicht an den knaben und thue ihm nichts; den nun; weisz ich dasz du gott fürchtest Anno 1758', crack, 16 cm. high; a flask painted with a figure holding two buckets, with metal mount and fibre cover, 18.5 cm. high; and a glass painted with a gentleman in a long coat and dated 1734, 16 cm. high; and a pair of salts with shaped rims, painted with a medallion of a gentleman and a lady, chips, 7.7 cm. wide, some rubbing of the enamels (5)

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