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    Sale 5361

    Christie's Interiors

    5 August 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 157

    AN ENGLISH HEAVY-BALUSTER GOBLET

    CIRCA 1715

    Price Realised  

    AN ENGLISH HEAVY-BALUSTER GOBLET
    CIRCA 1715
    The flared thistle bowl with a solid lower part with small air inclusion, above a mushroom knop and basal knopped stem with elongated tear, supported by a slightly domed and folded foot
    9 1/8 in. (23.1 cm.) high


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    For a smaller wine-glass of similar form see L.M. Bickerton, Eighteenth Century English Drinking Glasses, An Illustrated Guide (Woodbridge, 1986), no. 102.

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage