A very rare pair of Beilby enamelled and gilt opaque-twist goblets and covers, circa 1765
Lot 138*
A very rare pair of Beilby enamelled and gilt opaque-twist goblets and covers, circa 1765
Sold for £33,650 (US$ 56,559) inc. premium
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A very rare pair of Beilby enamelled and gilt opaque-twist goblets and covers, circa 1765
Each generous ogee bowl painted with fruiting vine, the reverse with a butterfly, all in opaque-white, set on a double-series stem and conical foot, the flat domed cover painted with a meandering fruiting vine band below a teared acorn finial with gilt button knop, 25.5cm high (4)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Apparently acquired in Amsterdam from an old Dutch family

    Literature:
    Lloyd (2000), p.74, pl.92 and 92(a) and p.73
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