A German enamelled glass 'Reichsadler' humpen, probably Bohemia, dated 1636


H.: 23 cm - Dia.: 13,5 cm

A 'Reichsadler Humpen' is the name given to a glass beaker enamelled with the 'Quaternion Eagle' of the Holy Roman Empire, the double-headed eagle, crowned, the spread wings reserved with the 56 shields of the Imperial States, each with an inscribed banner.

- Christie's, London, Dec. 6, 2012, lot 147, for a slightly larger and earlier example, dated 1593. (sold GBP 25.000) (link)

Estimate: € 3000 - € 6000