18 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 5,000
Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
A VIENNA TRANSPARENT-ENAMELLED FLARED BEAKER (RANFTBECHER)
Decorated in the workshop of Anton Kothgasser with Cupid caged, his broken arrow and quiver beside him before a wooded landscape, within an amber-stained and gilt panel with a border of flowerheads and leaves above the inscription Pour avoir volè des coeurs., reserved against a narrow flashed band reserved with gilt meandering tendrils, on a cog-wheel cut foot and star-cut and amber-stained base (minute chip to footrim, with rubbing to gilding)
4¼ in. (10.8 cm.) high
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