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    Sale 7549

    British and Continental Ceramics and Glass

    18 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 156

    A VIENNA TRANSPARENT-ENAMELLED BEAKER (RANFTBECHER)

    CIRCA 1815-20, AK MONOGRAM IN BLACK ENAMEL

    Price Realised  

    A VIENNA TRANSPARENT-ENAMELLED BEAKER (RANFTBECHER)
    CIRCA 1815-20, AK MONOGRAM IN BLACK ENAMEL
    Decorated by Anton Kothgasser with Cupid caged, his broken arrow and quiver beside him, in a wooded landscape, within an amber-stained and gilt panel with a border of flowerheads, above the inscription Pour avoir volé des coeurs. within a transluscent white-ground rectangular panel, the rim with gilt arches, on a cog-wheel cut foot (some slight rubbing to gilding around rim and cut foot)
    4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Anon., sale Glückselig (C.J. Wawra), Vienna, 8th May 1925, lot 125.