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    Sale 7549

    British and Continental Ceramics and Glass

    18 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 169

    A VIENNA TRANSPARENT-ENAMELLED BEAKER (RANFTBECHER)

    CIRCA 1815-20

    Price Realised  

    A VIENNA TRANSPARENT-ENAMELLED BEAKER (RANFTBECHER)
    CIRCA 1815-20
    Decorated in the workshop of Anton Kothgasser with a classically draped bare-breasted woman, kneeling and holding aloft a flaming heart within a rectangular amber-stained cartouche gilt with flowerheads alternating with leafy branches, titled L'estimer., below, within an amber-stained gilt-line rectangular cartouche, the reverse rim with a panel of gilt palmettes on an amber-stained band, on a cog-wheel and star-cut base, with gilt line rim (slight rubbing to gilding)
    4¼ in. (10.8 cm.) high


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