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    Sale 7615

    Art of The Islamic And Indian Worlds

    7 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 391

    A LOBMEYR ENAMELLED ISLAMIC-STYLE BEAKER

    A.J. & L. LOBMEYR, VIENNA, CIRCA 1878

    Price Realised  

    A LOBMEYR ENAMELLED ISLAMIC-STYLE BEAKER
    A.J. & L. LOBMEYR, VIENNA, CIRCA 1878
    Rising from spread foot through cylindrical, slightly widening body to everted rim, the body decorated in enamels and gilt with two cartouches containing elegant geometric arabesques and surrounded by gold circles, between these, panels of floral vine and cobalt circles, above and below minor bands with cobalt flowering vine, the rim and foot with similar but turquoise decoration, with maker's mark on the base
    5 5/8in. (14.3cm.) high


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    Designed by Machtyka and Schmoranz; a very similar beaker was offered at Sotheby's 24 October 2007, lot 328.

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