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    Sale 2775

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    19 - 20 December 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 125

    A Dutch-engraved armorial goblet

    1725-1750, THE GLASS ENGLAND OR THE NETHERLANDS

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Dutch-engraved armorial goblet
    1725-1750, THE GLASS ENGLAND OR THE NETHERLANDS
    The bell bowl with the crowned arms of Stadholder Prince Willem IV, encircled by the garter with the inscription HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE flanked by crowned lion supporters above a banderole with the inscription JE MAINTIEN DRAI, the stem with three globular knops above a baluster section, conical foot
    18.4 cm. high


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    Stadholder Prince Willem IV (1711-1754) was elected Stadholder of Zeeland, Holland, Utrecht and Overijssel in 1747. He married Princess Anne of Hanover in 1734.

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