A fine façon de Venise gilt large goblet, Hall-in-Tyrol, mid 16th century
Lot 8
A fine façon de Venise gilt large goblet, Hall-in-Tyrol, mid 16th century
Sold for £22,500 (US$ 37,639) inc. premium
Lot Details
A fine façon de Venise gilt large goblet, Hall-in-Tyrol, mid 16th century
Perhaps from the workshop of Sebastian Höchstetter, the flared conical bowl lightly moulded with an overall 'beech-nut' pattern, set on a hollow compressed knop moulded with diamonds highlighted in gilding, between collars, the high conical foot with folded rim, 20.5cm high

Footnotes

  • See the similar example with a rib-moulded knop sold at Christie's, 16 October 1990, lot 228.

    Further examples are illustrated by Erich Egg, Die Glashüten zu Hall und Innsbruck im 16. Jahrhundert (1962), pl.VI, no.12 and pl.vii, no.13 (Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf).

    For a fuller discussion of this form and its attribution see A.-E.Theuerkauff-Liederwald, Venezianisches Glas der Veste Coburg (1994), pp.207-208, no.185.
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