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    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 95

    A FACON-DE-VENISE DIAMOND-POINT-ENGRAVED ARMORIAL GOBLET

    LAST QUARTER OF THE 17TH CENTURY

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    A FACON-DE-VENISE DIAMOND-POINT-ENGRAVED ARMORIAL GOBLET
    LAST QUARTER OF THE 17TH CENTURY
    The rounded cylindrical bowl engraved with the crowned coat of arms of the Seven Provinces: Holland, Zeeland, Utrecht, Vriesland, Overijssel, Groeningen and Gelderland below a continuous meandering band of flowers and leaves, supported on a stem formed from two ribbed hollow knops, each on a bladed knop, above a folded conical foot engraved with a continuous band of flowers and leaves
    7¾ in. (19.6 cm.) high


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    See Pieter C. Ritsema van Eck, Glass in the Rijksmuseum (Amsterdam, 1995), Vol. II, p. 79, no. 53 for a Provinces wine glass engraved by a hand close to the present example, the author attributes the engraving to the Northern Netherlands.

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