A Beilby wine glass with peahen and ball, circa 1765, foot chips
Lot 69
A Beilby enamelled wine glass, circa 1765
Sold for £1,750 (US$ 2,794) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Beilby enamelled wine glass, circa 1765
The ogee bowl with a slightly deceptive base, enamelled in opaque white with a Fancy Bird, possibly a peahen, one of its legs raised upon a ball, in a landscape vignette with a tree to one side, an insect in flight on the reverse, on a double series opaque twist stem containing a pair of heavy spiral threads encircling a gauze corkscrew, 14.7cm high (the foot chipped)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Peter Meyer Collection
    Sotheby's sale 1 November 1982, lot 43, bought by Maureen Thompson

    This was one of a pair of similar glasses offered in the above sale. The companion glass was subsequently sold in these rooms 16 December 2009, lot 68. Another very similar glass was also sold in these rooms 19 May 2010
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