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A FAÇON-DE-VENISE GLASS DIAMOND-POINT-ENGRAVED WINE-GLASS
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A FAÇON-DE-VENISE GLASS DIAMOND-POINT-ENGRAVED WINE-GLASS

CIRCA 1685, THE NETHERLANDS

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A FAÇON-DE-VENISE GLASS DIAMOND-POINT-ENGRAVED WINE-GLASS
CIRCA 1685, THE NETHERLANDS
The funnel bowl engraved in the manner of Willem Mooleyser with two ladies at a covered table, drinking a toast below the inscription De Vroutics Gesontheÿt, the stem formed of a hollow inverted baluster between two mereses, supported by a folded conical foot
6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm.) high
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Phillips, London, 16 May 2001, lot 3.
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For a glass engraved by a similar hand and dated 1683 see The Guépin Collection, sale Christie's, Amsterdam, 5 July 1989, lot 48, also the smaller example in the Rijksmuseum attributed to Mooleyser, see Pieter C. Ritsema van Eck, Glass in the Rijksmuseum, Zwolle, 1995, Vol. II, p. 73, no. 41.

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