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A Bohemian enamelled blue-tinted and silver-mounted marriage tankard
dated 1601
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A Bohemian enamelled blue-tinted and silver-mounted marriage tankard
dated 1601
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Details & Cataloguing

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A Bohemian enamelled blue-tinted and silver-mounted marriage tankard
dated 1601
the tapering form painted in colours with a gallant and his lady plighting their troth with a toast, between them a horseshoe and hammer, symbols either of good luck or a Blacksmith Guild, and the date 1601, all flanked by lilies-of-the-valley and the inscription Gott sei bei uns beitten, in Trübsal und in Freiden - deñ uns sol nimandt deñ der bit, fer Golt von einander scheiden, applied scroll handle, replacement silver cover and footring
the silver marked H&W, London, 1855
19cm., 7½in.
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Provenance

The Hollingworth Magniac Collection, sold Christie's, July 1892
Leopold Blumka Collection
Dr.Eugen Grabscheid Collection, New York, sold in these Rooms, 10th February 1986, lot 183

Literature

A.von Saldern, German Enameled Glass, p.172, fig.314

Catalogue Note

This is one of a large group of articles in blue glass decorated in enamels ascribed to Bohemia.

Fine British and European Ceramics & Glass

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