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    Sale 2775

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    19 - 20 December 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 168

    A Dutch-engraved light-baluster goblet

    1725-1750, THE GLASS ENGLAND OR THE NETHERLANDS

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    A Dutch-engraved light-baluster goblet
    1725-1750, THE GLASS ENGLAND OR THE NETHERLANDS
    The funnel bowl with a lady holding a goblet and a flower bouquet towards a vaulted cellar with a cupid tapping from a barrel into a jug, on tile-paved floor vignette, flanked by fruiting vine, underneath the inscription HANSIE IN DE KELDER, 'Jack in the cellar', the multi-knopped stem enclosing elongated tears, conical foot
    20.2 cm. high


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    'Hansie in de kelder' refers to an unborn child, whose safe emergence at birth was celebrated by drinking to it.

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