Lot 413 , Two Bohemian glass beakers, ranftbechers, c.1840 and 1900,
Two Bohemian glass beakers, ranftbechers, c.1840 and 1900, one in clear glass engraved with individual figures of the three 'Fates', with a fluted base and floral border, the other with a solid gold ground and an enamelled panel painted with view of the Franzensburg in Laxenburg, H.11.7cm and 10.9cm (2)
Condition: The clear glass beaker has a polished out area and an additional splinter 'bruise' to the edge of the rim. The enamelled beaker has a few tiny splinter chips to the rim, some wear to the gilding and craquelure to the enamelled scene, otherwise in reasonable condition with no restoration detected.
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Sold for £260