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    Sale 7549

    British and Continental Ceramics and Glass

    18 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 157

    A VIENNA TRANSPARENT-ENAMELLED BEAKER

    CIRCA 1820

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A VIENNA TRANSPARENT-ENAMELLED BEAKER
    CIRCA 1820
    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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