A Bohemian engraved goblet and a cover, first half 18th century
Lot 17*
A Bohemian engraved goblet and a cover, first half 18th century
Sold for £687 (US$ 1,007) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Bohemian engraved goblet and a cover, first half 18th century
The thistle shaped bowl with a multi-faceted base, engraved with a putto holding a wineglass and vines and seated on a barrel, the reverse with a full armorial panel, inscribed around the rim with a verse, on a merese and a faceted cushioned knop over a hollow inverted baluster cut with facets, the domed and folded foot engraved with leafy branches, the associated cover also faceted and engraved with scrollwork, 30.5cm high (2)

Footnotes

  • The inscription on this goblet reads 'Nim Helm und Schild zum unter pfand/ Der wahren Treu aus meiner Hand/ undseij beijallen Bacchus Festen,/des H.M.L.S. eingedenck am besten'. This can be translated as 'Take Helmet and Shield as an assurance of the true loyalty from my hand, and think, at all Bacchanalian feasts, of your best H.M.L.S.'
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