A Bohemian enamelled and gilt Apostelhumpen and cover, 17th century
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A Bohemian enamelled and gilt Apostelhumpen and cover, 17th century
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A Bohemian enamelled and gilt Apostelhumpen and cover, 17th century
The tall cylindrical form of greenish tint painted with two rows of the twelve apostles on grassy mounds, each numbered and with his attributes, titled above, each zone outlined in blue, yellow and red, below a band of imbricated gilding embellished with green dots between borders of smaller blue and white dots, the applied footring painted with dashes, high kick-in base, the double domed cover with knopped finial, inscribed EWIG GOT MEIN TROST within line borders, the folded rim painted with dashes, 43.5cm high (gilding extensively rubbed and some losses to the enamels) (2)

Footnotes

  • Compare with that illustrated by Axel von Saldern, German Enameled Glass (1965), pp.304-305, no.42
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