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A German enamelled Kurfürstenhumpen
possibly Bohemia, dated 1604
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A German enamelled Kurfürstenhumpen
possibly Bohemia, dated 1604
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A German enamelled Kurfürstenhumpen
possibly Bohemia, dated 1604

of green tint, the cylindrical form with applied footring painted with dots and high kick-in base, painted with the Emperor and equestrian Electors in two bands and within line panels, inscribed Keiserliche Mäistat Trier Cölln Mentz Pfalz Sachsen Brandenburg (Bohemia absent), the double-headed Imperial eagle below the Emperor and 1604 above, all below a gilt band with enamel dots


33cm., 13in.
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Provenance

With Schwarz, 31st August 1966
Fritz and Mary Biemann Collection, Zurich

Literature

D.Hnikova, Böhmisches Glas, pp.36-37
A.von Saldern and B.Klesse, 500 Jahre Glaskunst. Sammlung Biemann, p.322, no.279

Catalogue Note

The oldest dated example of this group of Kurfürstenhumpen is 1601 (Cologne Stadtmuseum).

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