A Silesian Schwarzlot enamelled beaker with two birds, attributed to Ignatz Preissler, Kronstadt, circa 1720-30, possibly later
Lot 27
A Silesian Schwarzlot enamelled beaker with two birds, attributed to Ignatz Preissler, Kronstadt, circa 1720-30, possibly later
Sold for £3,750 (US$ 6,296) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Silesian Schwarzlot enamelled beaker with two birds, attributed to Ignatz Preissler, Kronstadt, circa 1720-30, possibly later
The flared cylindrical form with slightly everted rim, painted on one side with a standing eagle holding a snake in its left claw, the reverse with a heron holding an egg, all on grassy swards with shrubbery, a butterfly to one side, cut with a band of oval and flutes around the base, 9.7cm high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Anon. sale, Fischer, Heilbronn, 30 November 1991, lot 2028
    With Heide Hübner, Würzburg, 1991
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