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    Sale 5926

    Christie's Interiors - Masters & Makers

    24 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 142

    A DUTCH-ENGRAVED LIGHT-BALUSTER SHIPPING GOBLET

    CIRCA 1750-75, THE GLASS ENGLISH OR DUTCH

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    A DUTCH-ENGRAVED LIGHT-BALUSTER SHIPPING GOBLET
    CIRCA 1750-75, THE GLASS ENGLISH OR DUTCH
    Engraved in the manner of Jacob Sang with three ships, flanked by allegorical figures of Mercury and Neptune resting on a grassy bank, in a frame of reeded rococo scrolls, lattice and pendants
    9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm.) high


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    Mercury and Neptune are depicted here in their roles as Gods of commerce and the sea

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage