773
773
A Bohemian blue overlay cut and engraved beaker goblet and cover, circa 1860
Estimate
2,0003,000
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773
A Bohemian blue overlay cut and engraved beaker goblet and cover, circa 1860
Estimate
2,0003,000
JUMP TO LOT

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A Bohemian blue overlay cut and engraved beaker goblet and cover, circa 1860
perhaps by Franz Paul Zach, Munich, of tapering form cased in cobalt blue, engraved with a putto as Bacchus seated within dense grapevine, on a spreading foot cut with facets, star cut base, the cover similarly cut,
Quantity: 2
24.7cm., 9 3/4 in. high
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Catalogue Note

The decoration can be compared to an overlay blue glass goblet included in the 1855 Paris Exposition Universelle engraved with bacchanal figures, signed 'F P Zach', now in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, mus. no. 2672&A-1856, published by Paul von Lichtenberg, Glasgravuren des Biedermeier, Regensburg, 2004, p. 173, abb. 338. A further goblet by Zach with a similar reclining Bacchic figure eating grapes was sold in these rooms, Masterpieces of European Glass 1500-1900, A selection from the Hida Takayama Museum of Art, 19th December 2002, lot 20. For a beaker with similar grapevine engraving see Günter Irmscher, Glas, Glasmuseum Rheinbach, Cologne, 1988, pp. 154-5, no. 156.

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