A fine enamelled and gilt armorial Stangenglas, probably Hall in Tyrol, Glasshouse of Sebastian Höchstetter or Court Glasshouse, Innsbruck, circa 1570-80
Lot 7
A fine enamelled and gilt armorial Stangenglas, probably Hall in Tyrol, Glasshouse of Sebastian Höchstetter or Court Glasshouse, Innsbruck, circa 1570-80
£40,000 - 60,000
US$ 64,000 - 97,000

Lot Details
A fine enamelled and gilt armorial Stangenglas, probably Hall in Tyrol, Glasshouse of Sebastian Höchstetter or Court Glasshouse, Innsbruck, circa 1570-80
The tall cylindrical form of grey tint with gilt band to the base, set on a tall spreading foot with folded rim, painted on both sides with coats of arms incorporating a lion rampant in blue and white enriched with gilding, the lion with a white ribbon bearing the initials IH and MG, the rim with a gilt band imbricated with scales and applied with blue enamel dots between white dotted borders, 28.3cm high, applied paper label indistinctly inscribed

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Anon. sale, Sotheby's, 30 June 1980, lot 194
    With Heide Hübner, Würzburg, 1981

    For the type see the example from the Mühsam Collection in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, circa 1575, illustrated by Axel von Saldern, German Enameled Glass (1965), p.45, fig.22. See also Brigitte Klesse and Axel von Saldern, 500 Jahre Glaskunst, Sammlung Biemann (1978), p.309, no.262.
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