18 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 4,000
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A VIENNA TRANSPARENT-ENAMELLED BEAKER
Of waisted form, probably decorated by Anton Kothgasser with a spray of pansies, pink roses and immortelles above the gilt inscriptions Unsere/Freundschaft, Glüke and ewig above an amber-stained shaped section with gilt ornament, the rim with an amber stained band with flowerheads, leaf and dot ornament, the base star-cut and amber-stained (minute wear to gilding)
4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) high
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The current example shares similar characteristics to the decoration of the Ehret die Frauen beaker and the pansy-decorated beaker in this collection, both with an AK monogram, see lots 161 and 162 in this sale.
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