A Dutch-engraved light baluster goblet
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A Dutch-engraved light baluster goblet

CIRCA 1750, THE GLASS ENGLISH

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A Dutch-engraved light baluster goblet
Circa 1750, the glass English
The funnel bowl engraved in diamond-point with a scene of a gentleman kissing a lady holding a fan, flanked by trees, after an engraving by Pierre Filloeul inspired by le baiser rendu by Jean-Baptiste Pater in 1736, the reverse inscribed DE LIEFDE (Love), the stem with an angular knop above a beaded inverted baluster section with basal knop, on a conical foot
19.2 cm. (7½ in.) high
Provenance
With F. Laméris Antiquair, Amsterdam, 1988, acquired by
Dr Anton C.R. Dreesmann (inventory no. H-38).
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Lot Essay

For the original engraving by Pierre Filloeul after Jean-Baptiste Pater from the suite de Larmessin 1736 see G. Zick, Kändler und Lafontaine in Keramos 53/54, October 1971, p. 98, ill. 1.
These engravings were a source of inspiration for many examples of ceramics and glass in the 18th century.
A diamond-engraved goblet inscribed DE JACHT (The hunt) by the same hand is in the Decorative Arts Museum, Prague.
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