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    Sale 2775

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    19 - 20 December 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 137

    A Saxon engraved faceted goblet

    1725-1750, FOR THE DUTCH MARKET

    Price Realised  

    A Saxon engraved faceted goblet
    1725-1750, FOR THE DUTCH MARKET
    The bell bowl with a gentleman holding a goblet upside down and flanked by a table laid with three bottles, upon a vignette flanked by flower branches, underneath the moralistic inscription EET IS BEETER ET GLAS GEBROKEN ALS ALLEN HET GELDT VERSOPEN, sic., 'It is better to break the glass when all are spending the money on drinking', the multi-knopped stem enclosing tears, domed folded foot
    21.7 cm. high


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