942
942
A Bohemian engraved allegorical beaker
circa 1805
LOT SOLD. 188 EUR
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942
A Bohemian engraved allegorical beaker
circa 1805
LOT SOLD. 188 EUR
JUMP TO LOT

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A Bohemian engraved allegorical beaker
circa 1805
the cylindrical form decorated with a man doffing his hat to a seated lady holding an open birdcage, inscribed on the reverse Ich hab ein Vogelhaüs  da kan dein Vogel ein und aus and Gutt Morgen Jungfer fürwi z der meinige heift ftigliz, above a band of narrow flutes 
11.3cm., 4 3/8 in.
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Catalogue Note

A beaker with an almost identical scene, bearing an erotic meaning, is illustrated by E.von Philippovich, p.46, pl.30

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