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    Sale 2775

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    19 - 20 December 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 103

    A façon de Venise beaker vase and a Dutch-engraved faceted gilt goblet

    FIRST HALF 18TH CENTURY, THE FIRST POSSIBLY BOHEMIA OR SOUTHERN NETHERLANDS AND THE SECOND WITH THE GLASS SAXONY

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    A façon de Venise beaker vase and a Dutch-engraved faceted gilt goblet
    FIRST HALF 18TH CENTURY, THE FIRST POSSIBLY BOHEMIA OR SOUTHERN NETHERLANDS AND THE SECOND WITH THE GLASS SAXONY
    The first with flaring body, the upper part with matt-engraved upper part and enameled with biblical scenes with the expulsion of Adam and Eve from the Garden of Eden, with the discovery of the Infant Moses by the Pharaoh's daughter, with Christ preaching in the fields, the lower part with slightly oblique gadroons in relief, 16.3 cm. high, the second with a bell bowl with a gilt scene of a gentleman smoking a long calumet and a lady seated at a laid table, upon a vignette flanked by flower branches, underneath the inscription DAT ONS WEL MAG GAAN IN ONSE OUWE DAGEN, 'That we may prosper in our old age', the lower part faceted, the multi-knopped stem enclosing an elongated tear, conical folded foot (traces of gilt), 22.2 cm. high (2)


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    Provenance

    The beaker vase with a paper label inscribed 'given me by Dr. Benes Prague Oct 1925'.
    Presumably meant to be Dr. Eduard Benes, Foreign Minister of Czechoslovakia from 1918 till 1935, President in 1935 till 1938 and from 1945 till 1948.
    The faceted goblet with a paper label inscribed The Tupperware Corporation Container Museum Collection.
    The present owner.