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    Sale 2775

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    19 - 20 December 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 172

    A Dutch-engraved light-baluster goblet

    CIRCA 1760, THE GLASS ENGLAND OR THE NETHERLANDS, WORKSHOP OR CIRCLE OF JACOB SANG

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    A Dutch-engraved light-baluster goblet
    CIRCA 1760, THE GLASS ENGLAND OR THE NETHERLANDS, WORKSHOP OR CIRCLE OF JACOB SANG
    The funnel bowl with an elegant maiden standing ashore and holding the rope of a sloop, with a seated lady holding a laurel branch and flanked by a winged cupid, behind a gentleman striding over water, with a lantern and pointing an arm to the left, underneath eight stars and an anthropomorphic crescent moon and the moralistic inscription DAT HET SCHUYTIE WEL AFMAG LOPEN, 'that the tying the knot may have a good ending', the stem with two baluster sections, the first with tears, the second with an elongated tear, conical foot
    19.3 cm. high


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    'In het huwelijksbootje' or 'schuytie stappen' is a metaphor to tie the knot or getting married in Dutch.

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