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AN ENAMELLED GLASS REICHSADLER HUMPEN
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AN ENAMELLED GLASS REICHSADLER HUMPEN

DATED 1593, BOHEMIA

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AN ENAMELLED GLASS REICHSADLER HUMPEN
DATED 1593, BOHEMIA
Cylindrical with a kick-in base, supported on a foot ring, of grey-tint, enamelled with the 'Quaternion Eagle' of the Holy Roman Empire, the double-headed eagle, crowned, the spread wings reserved with the 56 shields of the Imperial States, each with an inscribed banner, below the motto DAS·HEILIG·ROMISCH·REICH·MIT·SAMPT·SEINEN·GLIEDERN (The Holy Roman Empire with all its parts) and the date 1593 above a starburst, below a border with seeded chevrons and traces of gilding below a band of beads, the footrim with white dash ornament, diamond-point-engraved below the starburst Erffenis Von/Saligor/Pieter Janfe Paffant/Aen/Elifabet Paffant/Anno 1645
11¼ in. (28.5 cm.) high
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VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 20% on the buyer's premium.

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See the similar examples in the Corning Museum of Glass, accession number 54.3.124. and the National Gallery of Victoria, accession number 1775-D5.

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