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    Sale 2775

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    19 - 20 December 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 124

    A Dutch-engraved armorial light-baluster goblet

    1752-1760, THE GLASS ENGLAND OR THE NETHERLANDS

    Price Realised  

    A Dutch-engraved armorial light-baluster goblet
    1752-1760, THE GLASS ENGLAND OR THE NETHERLANDS
    The funnel bowl with the crowned arms of Stadholder Prince Willem V encircled by the garter with the inscription HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE flanked by crowned lion supporters above a drapery with the inscription IE MAIN TIEN DRAY, the stem with an angular shoulder knop enclosing a tear above a central knop enclosing oblique tears and an inverted baluster section enclosing spiral airtwist, conical foot
    21.1 cm. high


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    Stadholder Prince Willem V (1748-1806) was Stadholder from 1751 till 1795. He married Princess Frederika Sofia Wilhelmina of Prussia in 1767.

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