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    Sale 7549

    British and Continental Ceramics and Glass

    18 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 161

    A VIENNA TRANSPARENT-ENAMELLED 'EHERT DIE FRAUEN' CYLINDRICAL BEAKER

    CIRCA 1815, A.K MONOGRAM IN GILT TO FOOTRIM

    Price Realised  

    A VIENNA TRANSPARENT-ENAMELLED 'EHERT DIE FRAUEN' CYLINDRICAL BEAKER
    CIRCA 1815, A.K MONOGRAM IN GILT TO FOOTRIM
    Decorated by Anton Kothgasser, inscribed in gilt Ehret die Frauen! Sie flechten und weben, himmliesche rosen iner irdiesche Leben. (sic.) on an amber-stained band reserved against pink roses, buds and forget-me-nots divided by gilt arrows, with swags of ivy leaves and pendant gilt flowerheads and scrolls (slight rubbing to gilding)
    3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.) high


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    See Gustav E. Pazaurek and Eugene von Philippovich, Gläser der Empire-und Biediermeierzeit (Braunschweig, 1976), pp. 204-205, pl. 197, for a related Ranftbecher and pl. 195 for a 'Ehret die Männer' beaker in the Historische Museum, Vienna.

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