A Bohemian enamelled blue-tinted tankard with pewter mount, mid 17th century
Lot 22
A Bohemian enamelled blue-tinted tankard with pewter mount, mid 17th century
Sold for £5,625 (US$ 9,448) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Bohemian enamelled blue-tinted tankard with pewter mount, mid 17th century
The slightly tapering cylindrical form painted in opaque-white below a narrow trail with two opposed decorative panels consisting of rosettes and floral sprays, between white-line and decorative borders to the flared base, the applied loop handle with pewter thumbpiece and hinged cover inscribed A.R and dated 1663, kick-in base, 16cm high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    F.Bodenheim Collection, Amsterdam
    With the Nijstad Galleries, The Hague (circa 1965)
    Helfried Krug Collection, sold at Sotheby's, Part II, 7 December 1981, lot 284

    Literature:
    Axel von Saldern, Enameled Glass (1965), pp.179-180, fig.328.
    Brigitte Klesse, Glassamlung Helfried Krug (1973), pp.78-79, no.522

    See Rainer Rückert, Die Glassamlung des Bayerischen Nationalmuseums München, Band 1 (1982), col.pl.XI, and p.99, no.174, and p.101, no.178 for two mugs with similar decorative treatment, dated 1646 and 1654, respectively.
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