A Dutch engraved baluster wine glass, circa 1770
Lot 36
A Dutch engraved baluster wine glass, circa 1770
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Lot Details
A Dutch engraved baluster wine glass, circa 1770
The rounded funnel bowl finely engraved with flaming hearts on an altar beneath the sun emerging from clouds, the reverse with a four-line inscription unusually in English, the 'Newcastle' type stem entirely facet-cut and on a conical foot also cut with facets, 17.7cm high

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Peter Meyer Collection
    With Frides Lameris, Amsterdam, 13 June 1982

    The verse reads:
    TWO HEARTS LIKE THESE
    JOINED MUTUALY FOR LIFE
    MAKE THE GLAD HUSBAND
    AND THE HAPPY WIFE
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