• A Cabinet of Curiosities Selec auction at Christies

    Sale 2393

    A Cabinet of Curiosities Selections from the Peter Tillou Collections

    28 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 197

    THREE GERMAN ENGRAVED GLASS GOBLETS

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    THREE GERMAN ENGRAVED GLASS GOBLETS
    18th century
    Each with conical bowl on varibaluster stem and spreading circular foot, the first engraved with Queen Maria-Theresia within a crowned cartouche, the rim inscrived VIVAT Maria theresia; the second with a king kneeling in prayer beneath thye Holy Ghost, a trophy of War at his back, the far side engraved gott Schütze den Kônig/mit Seiner wunderhandt/dorch gottliche gnad/Sein Vatterland.; the third on one side with the arms of Freiheir von Daube benmeath the script initials ED. F. V.T., the other side within a Baroque cartouche with a winged putto dancing through a field and holding a posey in each hand, inscribed above Sie feÿnd mir allzeit angenehm.
    8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.), 8 7/8 in. (22.2 cm.) and 8¼ in. (21 cm.) high respectively (3)


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