18 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 5,000
Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
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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Anon., sale Glückselig (C.J. Wawra), Vienna, 8th May 1925, lot 125.