A Bohemian engraved Biedermeier beaker by Hieronymus Hackel, Langerswald, circa 1828-30

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Lot 68
A Bohemian engraved Biedermeier beaker by Hieronymus Hackel, Langerswald, circa 1828-30

Sold for £ 5,625 (US$ 6,991) inc. premium
A Bohemian engraved Biedermeier beaker by Hieronymus Hackel, Langerswald, circa 1828-30
The cylindrical form finely engraved, cut and polished with four vignettes within arched columns and drapery, one with a man kneeling before a pedestal supporting a flame, inscribed GOTT ERHALTE IHN, another with a polished oval shield leaning against a pedestal supporting an urn, another with a standing lady holding a flame over a pedestal, the last with a bonfire in a landscape, two figures to one side, buildings on a hilltop to the rear and a ewer and fruit basket to the side, all within beaded borders and cross-hatched c-scrolls, the lower section cut with a band of raised diamonds, star-cut base, 11.2cm high (polished rim chip)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Sold at Fischer, Heilbronn, 27 September 1980, lot 626

    Exhibited:
    Landesmuseum Joanneum (today Universalmuseum Joanneum), Graz, 2004
    Stiftung museum kunst palast (today: Museum Kunstpalast), Düsseldorf 2004-2005
    Regional Museum Celje, Celje Slovenia, 2005, 'The Glass Engraver Hieronymus Hackel'

    Literature:
    Walter Spiegl, Glas (1979), p.208
    Paul von Lichtenberg, Glasgravuren des Biedermeier (2004), pp.226-227, no.144
    Paul von Lichtenberg, Hieronymus Hackel, The Master of the Rising Sun (2005), pp.107-109, pls.75-78
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A Bohemian engraved Biedermeier beaker by Hieronymus Hackel, Langerswald, circa 1828-30
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