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Lot 42
A large engraved George I Royal commemorative heavy baluster goblet
circa 1715

Sold for £ 13,200 (US$ 16,223) inc. premium
A large engraved George I Royal commemorative heavy baluster goblet
circa 1715
The generous round funnel bowl with teared solid base decorated with a crown and cypher GR direct and indirect, set on a teared inverted baluster stem and folded domed foot, 24.5cm high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Formerly in the Barry Richards Collection
    Anon. sale, Sotheby's, 5 October 1993, lot 18
    The Hida Takayama Museum of Art, Japan, sold at Sotheby's, 19 December 2002, lot 17
    Literature:
    E.Barrington-Haynes, Glass Through the Ages (1970), pl.61a and p.211.
    A heavy baluster goblet with an identical cypher for King George I (reigned 1714-1727), from the Rees-Price Collection, probably engraved by the same hand, is illustrated by Joseph Bles, Rare English Glasses of the 17th and 18th Centuries (1924), p.150, pl.52.
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