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    Sale 7549

    British and Continental Ceramics and Glass

    18 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 172

    A VIENNA TRANSPARENT-ENAMELLED BEAKER (RANFTBECHER)

    CIRCA 1825

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A VIENNA TRANSPARENT-ENAMELLED BEAKER (RANFTBECHER)
    CIRCA 1825
    Decorated in the workshop of Anton Kothgasser with a continuous moonlight sky, with a full moon among clouds, the reverse with scattered stars against a night sky, amber-stained with silver patination, the footrim cog wheel cut, on a star-cut amber-stained base
    4 5/8 in. (11.8 cm.) high


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    For a similar example see Rudolf von Strasser, Die Einschreibebüchenlein des Wiener Glas-und Porzellanmalers Anton Kothgasser 1769-1851 (Karlsruhe, 1977), p. 23, pl. 10. See also Gustav E. Pazareuk, Gläser der Empire-und Biedermeierzeit (Leipzig, 1926), p. 214, pls. 198 and 199.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN