• Three Woods: A Passion for Wal auction at Christies

    Sale 7909

    Three Woods: A Passion for Walnut, Oak & Yew The John Parry Collection

    25 March 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 2

    A JAMES I ENGRAVED PEARWOOD STANDING CUP

    EARLY 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A JAMES I ENGRAVED PEARWOOD STANDING CUP
    EARLY 17TH CENTURY
    The tapering bowl with incised and dotted decoration with baluster shaft and turned spreading foot, the underside with printed label 'DAVID LEVI COLLECTION', probably originally with a metal rm
    7¼ in. (18.5 cm.) high


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    A very similar cup of the first half of the 17th century was in the Jonathan Levi collection, sold Christie's South Kensington, 8 November 2006, lot 161 (£10,200) and illustrated in J. Levi, Treen for the table, Woodbridge, 1998, p. 51, pl.. Levi notes that another of this group of goblets with arcaded and cross-hatched decoration was in the Evans-Thomas catalogue, 1921 as pl. 6. Another with cover formerly in the collection of F. A. Turner, Esq., and formerly on loan to the Horsham Museum is illustrated in E. H. Pinto, Treen and other wooden bygones, London, 1969, pl. 29.

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    Provenance

    Bought from David Levi, 2007.