• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 2203

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe Including Carpets from The Corcoran Gallery of Art

    24 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 354

    SIX GEORGIAN WINE GLASSES

    CIRCA 1760

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    SIX GEORGIAN WINE GLASSES
    Circa 1760
    Each with opaque or latticinio twist stem of varying complexity on spreading circular foot, one with an ovoid bowl, two with a pointed round funnel bowl, one with an ogee bowl above a knopped stem, the foot engraved in script around the circumfrence Friendship without Interest JH, one with a bell-shape bowl above a red and green thread and opaque white gauze twist stem, one with an ogee bowl on a red thread and white opaque gauze twist stem
    6 7/8 in. (17.4 cm.), the tallest (6)


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 9 March 1964, lot 118 (part).
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 19 October 1964, lots 22 and 55 (part).
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 4 March 1967, lot 156 (part).