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A 'VENETIAN' ENAMELLED GOBLET
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A 'VENETIAN' ENAMELLED GOBLET

19TH CENTURY

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A 'VENETIAN' ENAMELLED GOBLET
19th Century
The flared bucket bowl with everted upper part enamelled in shades of green, ochre, iron-red and white with a continuous band of four putti, their bodies enriched in flesh tints, holding swags of laurel and standing on a grassy sward, beneath a gilt scale border enriched with enamel dots, the base to the bowl applied with a pincered band, the vertically ribbed triple-knop stem and high conical foot with traces of granular gilding and with an upturned folded rim, (crack through base of bowl)
75/8 in. (19.5 cm.) high
Provenance
As lot 1.
Rothschild inv. nos. P.48 and E.de R.253.
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Lot Essay

For two goblets ascribed to the early 16th Century which in both form and decorative subjects may be compared to the present example see R. J. Charleston, Masterpieces of Glass, New York, 1980, p. 84, no. 34, for the example in the Corning Museum, New York, and R. J. Charleston, Glass and Stained Glass, The James A. Rothschild Collection at Waddesdon Manor, Fribourg, 1977, p. 89, no. 16.
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