c.1840 Bohemian uranium green Bürgstein engraved glass beaker tumbler becher

REF: 3513

c.1840 Bohemian uranium green Bürgstein engraved glass beaker tumbler becher

REF: 3513

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An outstanding and important gilt embellished uranium glass beaker of trumpet form on a stepped wavy edge facet base, the underside cut in a diamond star pattern. The front features a masterful copper wheel engraving of Bürgstein/Einsiedlerstein, the legendary 40 meter high sandstone cliff in Northern Bohemia - used from the the 13th to the 17th century as a castle defence - and later as a hermitage. The reverse inscription reads "Hinsicht der Einsiedler Stein Bürgstein gegen aufgang" "View of Einsiedler Stein Bürgstein from the way up". Condition: stand wear to the under-base; light surface age and use wear; nothing further found. Circa 1840, Bohemian. Article measured in centimetres and rounded to the nearest quarter inch. Height 12.5cm/5in, width 9.4cm/3.75in.

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  • Height 12.5 cm / 4 2932"
  • Diameter 9.4 cm / 3 34"
  • Weight 0.76 kg

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