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Overall H: 18.1 cm; Rim Diam: 5.5 cm; Foot Diam: 7 cm
Not on Display
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Clear glass; wear marks at base; free-blown, enameled and cut and acid-etched. Very heavy solid tapering stem with collar and spreading foot with cut star at center; slender bowl gently curving towards slightly tapering upper part; except for the rim section the bowl has been acid-etched to create a dull surface; the scene running around the bowl consists of two couples on a large terrace, on the left a man leaning on a Gothic-type chair and a woman reading from a scroll; on the right a man leaning against a wall and reading to a seated woman, in between an iron furnace with a teapot on top; in the background a large wall with late Gothic arches, as well as trees and bushes; on top a wreath of roses in bloom and budded.
Engel, Benno Gereon, Source
Collection Brauser, Former Collection