1 of 8 images

Glass Biedermeier Transparent Beaker Church Saint Stephen Vienna Kothgasser 1825


Finest glass beaker / cut-glass of Biedermeier period, with painted view of Cathedral Saint Stephen In Vienna: Picture created by Anton Kothgasser (1769-1851) made circa 1825  Specifications: Stunningly manufactured golden shaded as well as transparent glass beaker with finest multicolored painting of translucent technique: View of Late Romanesque, Gothic Cathedral Saint Stephen in Vienna, built as from 1137 / it is collegiate church since the year 1365 (residence of a cathedral chapter) as well as residence of bishop since 1469 / the church became cathedral in 1479. The beaker is of slight tapering type / it has wide round mouth. The inner wall as well as backside of outer wall are golden painted. The beaker's front side shows the stunning picture depicting Viennese Cathedral with golden painted inscription below: 'La cathédrale de St. Etienne à Vienne'. Edge of round foot is decorated with cut ornaments of score type whereas bottom's reverse side is ornamented with stunningly cut star pattern. The beaker's painter is Anton Kothgasser (1769-1851), a famous Viennese glass painter, having specialized in paintings of porcelain items first: Kothgasser had studied at Viennese Academy of Fine Arts, taught by Friedrich Füger, and moved to Viennese Porcelain Manufactory then where he was active as painter until the year 1840. Kothgasser decorated the glass items with minutely detailed landscapes, portraits, flowers, animals, allegories and buildings. His best known works are so-said panoramic beakers with views of the town Vienna. Bibliography: Paul von Lichtenberg, Mohn & Kothgasser (Transparent-Enamelled Biedermeier Glass), published by Hirmer (Munich), 2009, pages 286 - 289 (chapter 'Ranftbecher mit dem Wiener Stephansdom'). Measures: Height 11.0 cm / 4.33 inches Diameter at foot 6.5 cm / 2.55 inches Diameter at mouth 8.2 cm / 3.22 inches Condition: Excellent (the golden painting is stunningly preserved, too / there aren't any damages and any restorations of paintings existing.)  


  • Condition
    Excellent. the golden painting is stunningly preserved, too / there aren't any damages & any restorations of paintings existing.
  • Dimensions

    H 4.33 in. x Dm 3.22 in.

    H 11 cm x Dm 8.18 cm

  • Diameter
    3.22 in. (8.18 cm)
  • Seller location
    Vienna, AT
  • Reference number

Shipping, Returns & Payment

  • Online Payment Methods
    1stdibs accepts the following payment methods
  • Item Invoice
    Generate an invoice that you can customize and print.

About the Seller

Top Seller
1stdibs seller since 2013
Typical response time: 14 hrs
Located in Vienna, AT
You may also contact the seller by phoneCall seller through 1stdibs
More From This Seller
Glass Painted Biedermeier Beaker Theseus Temple...
Gottlob Samuel Mohn
Austrian Glass
Fine glass beaker/colorless cut-glass of Biedermeier period, with painted view of theseus temple in Vienna: Picture created by follower of Gottlob Samuel Mohn (1789-1825) / made c...
Vienna Imperial Porcelain Cup Saucer Saint Step...
Imperial Vienna Porcelain
Austrian Porcelain
Cup with hoisted handle and saucer with view of Saint Stephen's Cathedral / Vienna. Vienna / Old Imperial Austrian Porcelain Manufactory (Alt Wien / Kaiserliche Porzellan Manufak...
Opaline Green Casket Box Gilt Bronze Mounting P...
Austrian Glass
Specifications: Opaline pastel green box with hinged lid having gilt bronze mountings or the lid closes properly. The casket's surface with splayed edges has an overall crosshatched...
Silver 800 Two Jugs Decanters Glass Art Nouvea...
Alexander Birkl
Austrian Sterling Silver
Silver, Glass
Excellent Pair of Art Nouveau Glass Decanters / Jugs, made circa 1900 Manufactory: Alexander Birkl / Vienna (= mark of manufactory impressed) Bibliography: Waltraud Neuwirth, V...
You May Also Like
Pino Signoretto Sculpture of a Chariot Transpar...
Pino Signoretto
Italian Glass
Blown Glass
Large Italian hand blow transparent and 24-karat gold flecks Murano Glass sculpture of a Chariot with racing horses by Pino Signoretto. This stunning hand blow Italian Murano group s...
Val Saint Lambert Three-Color Overlay Cut to Cl...
Val Saint-Lambert
Belgian Glass
This rare, very large example of Val Saint Lambert's finest designs is this thre-color overlay, amethyst over chartreuse cut to clear crystal footed centrepiece. The 15" diameter fla...
Tiffany Studios “Flower Form” Glass Vase
Tiffany Studios
American Vases
An American Art Nouveau Favrile glass “Flower Form” vase by Tiffany Studios New York. The upper portion of the vase is ornamented with green pulled feather decoration, imitative of ...
Tall Tiffany Favrile Iridescent Glass Vase, cir...
Tiffany Studios
American Glass
Iridized gold Favrile onion form vase from Tiffany Studios with green pulled feather design. Marked L.C. Tiffany, Favrile and 8041 H Favrile glass was patented by Louis Comf...
Richard Marquis Blown Glass Signed Teapot Sculp...
Richard Marquis
American Sculptures
Blown Glass, Murrine
Richard Marquis sculpture, signed by artist, USA, 1981. Blown glass and murrine technique. Measures: 5.5 W x 5 H inches. Teapot, inscribed: 7.24.81 Kent State Demo piece, @...
Italian Reverse Painted Glass and Tripod Side T...
Gio Ponti
Italian Side Tables
This wonderful reverse glass painted side table has the attribution and look of Gio Ponti. The tripod base has brass tips. It is Italian and the great design elements and colors are...
1940 Ercole Barovier for Barovier & Toso Murano...
Ercole Barovier, Barovier & Toso
Italian Glass
Vase in thick glass from the a " Lenti" series in red glass with gold leaf, decorated over the entire surface with hemispheres in Cristallo shaped with mold. With Murano Glass Exper...
Daum Nancy Bird Art Deco Acid Etched French Mon...
Daum Nancy
French Decorative Bowls
Art Glass
Outstanding acid etched cameo glass with bird/parrot motifs, this is an extremely rare Daum Nancy Art Deco vase. Exceptional details with triangular chevrons at the top and free flow...

Why Shop on 1stdibs?

Learn More

Only Vetted, Professional Sellers

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

Fully Insured Global Deliveries