Object Description

Copper Wheel engraving is lengthy process and requires exceptional skill and attention to detail.

These Bohemian ruby flash bottles were engraved by a Bohemian master engraver during the late 19th century. Without electricity, his drill would have been steam powered.

The scenes show a stag hunt, with stags running through tree’s and a dog chasing verso. Look close to see the fine detail of the engravers wheel, the tree trunk comes to life with small details and quirks.

The stoppers are both original and also hand blown with an air bubble trapped in the stopper. The dished top has a polished with a engraved vine leaf detail.

Object History

Bohemia, circa 1870
Czech Republic

Object Classification

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)2076920897

Dealer Location

Nick Wells Antiques Ltd,
3rd Floor,
207 Regent Street,
(by appointment only)

For further details, please see www.nicholaswells.com