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    Sale 5369

    Christie's Interiors - Oak Edition

    4 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 264

    A FACON-DE-VENISE DIAMOND-POINT-ENGRAVED DATED FLUTE

    1652, THE NETHERLANDS

    Price Realised  

    A FACON-DE-VENISE DIAMOND-POINT-ENGRAVED DATED FLUTE
    1652, THE NETHERLANDS
    The flaring slender bowl inscribed to the rim with a verse above the date 1652, the bowl engraved with birds among leafy trees and pendant husks issuing from roots and tendrils, the elaborate stem formed from coiled tubing, ribbed to the exterior, applied with blue trailed ornament, above a conical foot
    10½ in. (6.8 cm.) high


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