A Beilby enamelled wine glass painted with a shepherdess, circa 1765
Lot 68
A Beilby enamelled wine glass painted with a shepherdess, circa 1765
Sold for £8,750 (US$ 14,521) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Beilby enamelled wine glass painted with a shepherdess, circa 1765
The rounded funnel bowl finely painted in opaque white with a shepherdess seated by a fence and tree, holding her crook and watching three sheep in front of her, on a double series opaque twist stem with a pair of spiral threads encircled by a pair of eight-ply spiral bands, 15.2cm high

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Peter Meyer Collection
    Frances L Dickson Collection
    Christie's sale, 14 June 1983, lot 110 (together with the previous lot)

    Literature: Illustrated by W A Thorpe, History of English and Irish Glass (1929),pl. CXXXII, fig.4
    Illustrated by L M Bickerton, 18th Century English Drinking Glasses (1971), fig.752

    Exhibited: Delomosne & Son Ltd, Gilding the Lily, 1978, no.74
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