26 October 2004
A VIENNA STYLE BURGUNDY-GROUND CIRCULAR CHARGER, 'DIE LAUTENSCHLAGERIN'
BLACK BEEHIVE AND IMPRESSED UPPERCASE MARK FOR HAAS & CZJZEK IN SCHLAGGENWALD, BOHEMIA, 16, LATE 19TH CENTURY
Finely painted after F. Karlbach. with a full-length portrait of an auburn haired beauty holding a lute in a wooded landscape before a pond, within a beaded surround set on a circular reserve enriched with fantastic beasts and cornucopia, edged by a pale-blue ribbon, the magenta border set with pale-pink medallion enclosing addorsed dolphin
19½ in. (49.5 cm.) diameter
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See an anonymous sale, Christie's, New York, 7 March 1996, lot 78 for a similar charger of the same manufacture.
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