London, South Kensington
3 December 2013
THREE FACON-DE-VENISE WINE GLASSES AND A TOASTING GLASS
LATE 17TH CENTURY
Comprising: a wine glass on a propeller stem, Duke of Buckingham type; a wine glass with an engraved bowl on a propeller stem; a wine glass with trail-decorated bowl on a hollow two bulb stem and folded foot; and a plain toasting glass
The first -- 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high
The first: by repute, The Earl & Countess of Rosse, Birr Castle, Co. Offaly, sold Christie's house sale, 7-8 October 1981.
The second: acquired from Spinks, 1968.
The third: acquired from Mr Byers, Northwich, 1989.
The fourth: acquired from Howard Phillips, 1962.
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