07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00 AMCalender

German Renaissance Revival Bronze and Glass Pokal

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM


German Renaissance Revival Bronze and Glass Pokal, late 19th century, the pale green glass cylindrical liner attributed to Moser and enamel decorated with two small crests and flower stems, fitting into bronze frame with foliate scroll uprights with reserves for the enameling of the glass, on bulbous body with openwork scrolls and grotesque masks, on balustroid stem and domed foot, the lid with finial formed as a Mediaeval knight, engraved at rim with motto in German, and dated 1883, ht. 22 3/4 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Motto to lid reading:
"Rheinwein, wie Gold - Ein Weibchen hold - Ein wahrer Areund - Drei Perlen seund. 1 Mai 1883"