A Dutch engraved goblet with portraits of Prince William IV of Orange and Princess Anne, circa 1740?
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A Dutch engraved goblet with portraits of Prince William IV of Orange and Princess Anne, circa 1740
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A Dutch engraved goblet with portraits of Prince William IV of Orange and Princess Anne, circa 1740
The funnel bowl with everted rim, decorated on one side with half-length portrait in profile of the Prince holding a staff, within a C-scroll cartouche, inscribed above Vivat de Prins van Oranien, the reverse similarly engraved with the head and shoulders portrait of Princess Anne, inscribed Vivat de Princes, the sides finely decorated with fanfares and martial trophies above strapwork and formal flowers and foliage, the rim with an arcaded band, set on a faceted knopped and baluster stem over a conical foot with folded rim and band of berried leaves, 28.4cm high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    With Sheppard and Cooper, London, 1970s

    Prince William IV married Anne, Princess Royal, eldest daughter of King George II of Great Britain and Caroline of Ansbach, at St. James' Palace 25 March 1734. For a pair of mirrors engraved with the portraits of the Prince (1711-1751) and his bride, Anne (1709-1759), daughter of King George II of Great Britain, see those illustrated by Jet Pijzel-Dommisse & Titus M.Eliens, Glinsterend Glas, 1500 Jaar Europese Glaskunst, De collectie van het Gemeentemuseum Den Haag (2009), pp.203-205, no.302.
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