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A GILT-DECORATED CLUB-SHAPED DECANTER AND STOPPER
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A GILT-DECORATED CLUB-SHAPED DECANTER AND STOPPER

CIRCA 1765-70

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A GILT-DECORATED CLUB-SHAPED DECANTER AND STOPPER
CIRCA 1765-70
Decorated in the atelier of James Giles with a bouquet of roses, a tulip, lily and chrysanthemum among insects and scattered sprigs, with a cut spire stopper
12 in. (30.5 cm.) high
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Lot Essay

For a similar blue glass example from the J. T. Royer collection in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam see Pieter C. Ritsema van Eck and Henrica M. Zijlstra-Zweens, Glass in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 1993, Vol. I, p. 287, no. 404. Jean Théodore Royer (1737-1808) of The Hague was clerk to the Court of Holland, Zeeland and west Friesland (1767-1795) and was a noted collector, in 1814 his widow gave his collection of applied arts to King William I.

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