London, South Kensington
27 April 2016
AN EXTENSIVE GLASS CRESTED TABLE-SERVICE
EARLY 20TH CENTURY
Some pieces decorated in gilding and heightened in enamels with the Crewe-Milne monogram below a Marquess's coronet, some pieces with plain gilt rims, comprising: one hundred and thirty-four wine glasses, in sizes, thirteen tumblers, seventy-five dessert wine/liqueur glasses and fifty-five rinsers; together with a plain glass suite of wine glasses
The tallest wine glasses 6 ½ in. (16.5 cm.) high
Mary, Duchess of Roxburghe; sold, Sotheby's 'The Duchess property and Precious objects from the Estate of Mary, Duchess of Roxburghe', London, 27-28 May 2015, lot 57.
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Crewe House, London, Inventory, 1913, p. 178, (part) in the Butler's Pantry: '24 Plain finger bowls with gilt rims Coronet & Monogram'.
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