30 September - 1 October 2003
This lot is offered without a reserve
A BOHEMIAN HISTORISMUS ENAMELLED CLEAR GLASS HUMPEN AND COVER,
of cylindrical form, the waisted domed cover with stepped spire finial, the body finely enamelled with a full-length portrait of a Vatican guard, on a field of white stars, edged by scrolling rinceaux bands, above ruby centred bosses and a knopped spreading foot
25½in. (64.8cm.) high
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See anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 14 November 1995, lot 408 for a pair of humpen enamelled with equestrian figures.
This lot is offered without reserve.
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