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    Sale 5926

    Christie's Interiors - Masters & Makers

    24 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 164

    THREE DATED DIAMOND-POINT-ENGRAVED OPAQUE-TWIST WINE-GLASSES

    THE GLASS CIRCA 1765, THE ENGRAVING DATED 1777

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    THREE DATED DIAMOND-POINT-ENGRAVED OPAQUE-TWIST WINE-GLASSES
    THE GLASS CIRCA 1765, THE ENGRAVING DATED 1777
    Each ogee bowl engraved by A Whytell (?), with a pastrol scene below the verses May Friendship never meet with ingratitude, Solid sentiment with a Noble mind, Delicacy in thought in addreys, signed A. Whytell, fecit 1777 below, supported on a stem with a central gauze within spiral ribbons above a conical foot
    4¾ in. (12 cm.) high (3)


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    Provenance

    With Asprey, London.