A Dutch engraved Saxon glass goblet and a wine glass, second quarter 18th century

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Lot 119*
A Dutch engraved Saxon glass goblet and a wine glass, second quarter 18th century

Sold for £ 191 (US$ 238) inc. premium

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15 Jan 2020, 11:00 GMT

Edinburgh

A Dutch engraved Saxon glass goblet and a wine glass, second quarter 18th century
In soda glass, the goblet with a thistle shaped bowl faceted at the base, with a continuous pastoral landscape incorporating a small farmhouse and three oxen amongst trees, beneath the inscription 'T. GROEYEN EN BLOEYEN VAN OSSEN EN KOEYEN' (the rearing and prosperity of oxen and cows), on a hollow faceted inverted baluster stem and a folded conical foot, 18.7cm high, the wine glass with a trumpet bowl engraved with a three-masted ship within a circular cartouche, surrounded by tied palm fronds, the reverse inscribed 'HET LANS WELL VAREN' (The Prosperity of the Country) below the rim, on a teared plain stem and conical foot, 18.1cm high (2)

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    Christie's sale, 3 October 2006, lot 26 (part) (wine glass)

    A very similar Saxon goblet is illustrated by Kristen Duysters, Facetten van Glas (2002), p.202, no.155, which was sold by Christie's on 15 May 2007, lot 48.
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