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Lot No. 121


A Schandmaske - Mask of Shame,


A Schandmaske - Mask of Shame, - Antique Arms, Uniforms and Militaria

made of wrought iron, hinged ring with two brackets, riveted ears, grotesque face with nose, eye cut-outs and horns, the mouth with projecting flute or long tongue as sign of malicious gossip, the horns as reminders of the devilry of the offender, the frame riveted with six leaf-shaped upward-facing iron sheets, a long, pointed forged iron bar with attached ring with an iron-sheet bell below a flag with traces of red paint, the other iron parts originally with black colour, good original condition, 16th /17th century, (He)

Note: according to the consignor, originating from Eggenburg in Lower Austria.

Specialist: Karl Hellmer Karl Hellmer
+43-1-515 60-322, 544

regina.fensl@dorotheum.at

16.09.2015 - 15:00

Starting bid:
EUR 3,200.-

A Schandmaske - Mask of Shame,


made of wrought iron, hinged ring with two brackets, riveted ears, grotesque face with nose, eye cut-outs and horns, the mouth with projecting flute or long tongue as sign of malicious gossip, the horns as reminders of the devilry of the offender, the frame riveted with six leaf-shaped upward-facing iron sheets, a long, pointed forged iron bar with attached ring with an iron-sheet bell below a flag with traces of red paint, the other iron parts originally with black colour, good original condition, 16th /17th century, (He)

Note: according to the consignor, originating from Eggenburg in Lower Austria.

Specialist: Karl Hellmer Karl Hellmer
+43-1-515 60-322, 544

regina.fensl@dorotheum.at


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Auction: Antique Arms, Uniforms and Militaria
Date: 16.09.2015 - 15:00
Location: Vienna | Palais Dorotheum
Exhibition: 10.09. - 16.09.2015