London, South Kensington
8 July 2009
A PART-SUITE OF ROYAL HOUSE OF SAVOY CRESTED GLASSWARE
Each acid etched with a crown, comprising; eleven tall glasses, twelve smaller glasses and two liquor glasses;
together with a part-suite engraved with the coat-of-arms of a lion wearing a winged helmet, shield and a cross, holding a crown with an orb at its feet, comprising: ten beakers, five small mugs and a seven shot glasses (48)
The Collection of S.A.R. La Principessa Reale Maria Gabriella Di Savoia, sold Christie's London, 27 June 2007, lot 148 and 146 respectively.
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The coat-of-arms engraved on the table service relates to a Savoia motto Je atans mon astre (I await my destiny) and dates to Amedeo VI, Count of Savoy (1334-1383).
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Please note that there are 49 items in total.
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