18 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 3,000
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A VIENNA TRANSPARENT-ENAMELLED BEAKER
Of waisted form, decorated in the workshop of Anton Kothgasser with six goldfish below a band of fine diamond cutting, gilt bands and an amber-stained band gilt with leaf and dot ornament, the lower part prism-cut with traces of gilding on a star-cut and amber-stained base (slight rubbing to gilding)
4 1/16 in. (10.3 cm.) high
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For glasses with goldfish ornament see Gustav E. Pazaurek and Eugene von Phililppovich, Gläser, der Empire-und Biedermeierzeit (Braunschweig, 1976), pp. 201-202, pls. 188 & 189.
A detail of this beaker is illustrated on page 129.
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