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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Glass: Bohemian: Pre 1900: Item # 1214516

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Kensington House Antiques
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Maryland
(301)942-0955

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$225

Bohemian Zwischengoldglass Flared Liqueur/Shot Glass
A very unusual Bohemian zwischengoldglass liquor glass, the bottom featuring an inset gilt and enameled design of a ladybug. The panel cutting along the beaker’s sides causes the design to be visually repeated. Small beakers such as these are normally decorated with a flower. This is the only example we’ve seen with an insect. The ladybug traditionally symbolizes good luck, so perhaps that's why it appears here.

Origin: Bohemia, ca. 1860. Condition: excellent, gilding intact, no chips or cracks. Size: 2-1/4” tall.



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