• 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 196

    TWO GERMAN ENGRAVED GLASS GOBLETS AND A FLUTE

    18TH CENTURY, PROBABLY SILESIAN

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    TWO GERMAN ENGRAVED GLASS GOBLETS AND A FLUTE
    18th century, probably Silesian
    One goblet with flaring cylindrical bowl engraved on both sides with Cupid within a cartouche, the two joined by strap-work, on vari-baluster twisted stem enclosing gold-flecked red twisted threads, the spreading circular foot engraved with strapwork; the other on each side with a potto in a field reserved within a Baroque cartouche issuing foliate scrolls; the flute with a trailing flowering vine above a crowned cartouche enclosing an AR monogram, the hollow integral stem with white opaque twists enclosing a gauze core, the speading circular foot engraved with trailing vine
    8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm.), 7½ in. (19 cm.) and 7 1/8 in. (18 cm.) high respectively (3)


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