A Dutch-engraved composite-stemmed friendship goblet
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A Dutch-engraved composite-stemmed friendship goblet

CIRCA 1750

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A Dutch-engraved composite-stemmed friendship goblet
Circa 1750
The funnel bowl engraved and with traces of gilding with David and Jonathan clasping hands under a sunburst, on a grass sward with David's harp and an arrow, flowering foliage below, the reverse inscribed GULHARTIGE VRIENDSCHAP (Generous friendship), on a beaded knop above an annulated section and double-knopped stem filled with spiral airtwists, on conical foot
18.3 cm. (7¼ in.) high
Provenance
With F. Laméris Antiquair, Amsterdam, 1995, acquired by
Dr Anton C.R. Dreesmann (inventory no. H-54).
Exhibited
Amsterdam, 9de Kunst- en Antiekbeurs PAN, 1995.
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Lot Essay

The scene is taken from Samuel 20, vs 41-42.
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