27 June 2000
A Bohemian-engraved armorial facetted goblet and a cover
Second quarter 18th Century
The generous funnel bowl engraved with the crowned coat of arms of England within a ribbon inscribed Honni soit qui mal y pense flanked by a lion and an unicorn supporter, the facetted lower part above a multi-knopped balustroid stem, on high domed foot, the cover with balustroid pointed finial
33.5cm. (13 1/4 in.) high
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