Elaborate Biedermeier Spa Tumbler
This elegant vase or tumbler is decorated in the classical Biedermeier style with a scene of Lake Erlaf, the mystical setting made famous by Franz Schuberts lied, Am Erlaf-See (1817). Framed by graceful gilded motifs is a minutely executed Schwartzlot painting (black monochrome)on the outside surface picturing the lake and its surrounding forested mountains and isolated buildings, the whole backed by a whitened surface that gives illumination and depth to the scene. Bohemia (Silesia), circa 1820, approximately 5-1/4 inches tall and 3-1/4 inches in diameter.
Dealer accepts: Check, Money Order
Shipping: Negotiated with Seller