12 November 2002
A pair of Silesian Zwischengolddekor marriage goblets
Circa 1795, by Johann Sigismund Wenzel, Warmbrunn
Each with a frontal portrait silhouette in black on a gold ground reserved within an engraved ribbon-tied frame flanked by issuing flowers, the reverse engraved with a landscape inscribed Riesen Koppe Teiche Kynast Schnee Gruben above a mountainous landscape and Hirschberg and Warmbrunn, above a village, the lower part on a faceted square foot with amethyst stain, the rims gilt
See illustration (2)
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Cf. R. von Strasser, Licht und Farbe, Die Sammlung Rudolf von Strasser (Wien 2002), p.459 ill.307.
R. von Strasser and W. Spiegel, Dekoriertes Glas Renaissance bis Biedermeier (München 1989), p.345.
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