Elaborate Biedermeier Spa Tumbler

$425.00
Quantity available: 1
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 Schubert’s 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.

Item Details

Reference #:
1056482
Quantity
1
Category
Glass
Department
Antiques
Year
circa 1825
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
3.25 x 5.25 x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
excellent
Material