Fine Glass and British Ceramics

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Date of the auction: 02.05.2018

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A façon de Venise winged wine glass, 17th century

Probably Netherlands, the octagonal stem barbed at the rim like a folded umbrella, on a collar above a twisted rope-like section containing red and white spiral threads, edged with pincered wings in bright turquoise blue, on a thin and wide circular foot, 16.7cm high (one top wing lacking

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 2 May 2018

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A good German or Dutch Daumenglas and cover, late 17th or early 18th century

In pale green-tinted glass, the barrel shaped vessel with six large impressed thumb-holes around the middle, the hoops of the barrel represented by milled trails, with an applied ring foot, the domed cover with a teared knop finial, 31cm high (short, fine fracture in the base beside the pontil) (2

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 2 May 2018

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A Venetian glass mirror, circa 1700

The rectangular plate engraved from behind with a single classical male figure holding an arrow, his bow and quiver on his back, standing on a mound above scroll and beaded ornament, in a later frame, visible image 34cm x 23cm

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 2 May 2018

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A façon de Venise wine glass, circa 1650

With a thin conical bowl on a hollow tapering stem set on a collar at the base, on a conical folded foot, 15.2cm high (interior of the bowl with some corrosion or 'bloom

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 2 May 2018

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A massive Bohemian 'Four Seasons' beaker, circa 1700

Of tapering bucket shape, engraved with four reserved panels each with a single figure representing the Seasons, the frames and borders crudely cut with egg and dart-type borders, 16.5cm high

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 2 May 2018

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A Bohemian engraved beaker, circa 1680-1700

The heavy glass engraved with columns dividing three arcaded panels, the continuous hunting scene with riders and their hounds pursuing two leaping hares, 12.3cm high

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £700 - £900

Date: 2 May 2018

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A Bohemian beaker of Koula type, circa 1690

In heavy glass and of tapering cylindrical shape, engraved with two circular panels, one depicting Christ and John the Baptist seated together with an animal, a formal landscape behind, the reverse with a boat in a river scene, the panels flanked by flowering plants, 11.9cm high

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,600

Date: 2 May 2018

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A façon de Venise reverse-painted glass picture, circa 1570

Hall-in-Tyrol or Innsbruck, of upright rectangular form, painted with The Fall or The Temptation of Adam and Eve, after an engraving by Marcantonio Raimondi, the naked figures standing beside trees, with Adam holding the Forbidden Fruit, the serpent disguised with the head of a woman, concealed

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 2 May 2018

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An exceptional pair of crizzled glass candlesticks, French or Low...

The tall nozzles with heavily-moulded gadroon bases set on cushioned knops and hollow hour-glass stems all with wrythen moulding, above plain drop knops, the very wide domed feet with panel moulding, 21.5cm high (minute chips to bases) (2

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £6,000 - £9,000

Date: 2 May 2018

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A façon de Venise three-spouted oil lamp, late 17th or early 18th century

Set with three nozzles at the base of the cylindrical body, on a wide, saucer-shaped foot, 14.3cm high, 12cm diam at base

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 2 May 2018

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A façon de Venise engraved wine glass, late 17th century

The glass Dutch or German, with a rounded funnel bowl wheel-engraved with Commedia dell'arte figures, a female figure with a bird on her hand gestures to a Pulchinello who holds a pipe and a jug, a rabbit at his feet, a dancing man also holds a bird and tangles his foot in a rope, while his

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £1,400 - £1,600

Date: 2 May 2018

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A Potsdam engraved goblet in the manner of Gottfried Spiller, circa 1700-15

With a large round funnel bowl, wheel-engraved with a continuous frieze of six Bacchanalian boys or putti, either holding hands or holding bunches of grapes, egg-and-dart borders cut around the rim and on the knopped stem, the base of the bowl, lower baluster stem and wide foot each deeply cut with

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £2,500 - £4,000

Date: 2 May 2018

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A Potsdam engraved royal portrait goblet and cover, circa 1740

Finely engraved with a circular portrait panel of Elisabeth Christine of Prussia, surmounted by a crown and flanked by Prussian eagles and garlands, the cipher EC below, the rims brightly gilded, 26.5cm high (stem with metal repair) (2

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 2 May 2018

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A German engraved goblet, mid 18th century

Probably Saxon, the funnel bowl with a faceted base engraved with a strapwork cartouche bearing the crowned cipher CL, on a hollow knopped stem cut with faceting, above a domed folded foot, 24.4cm high

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 2 May 2018

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Two Bohemian zwischengoldglas beakers, mid 18th century

Of finely fluted cylindrical form, one gilded all around with a fine gentleman on horseback surveying a scene of workmen erecting a signpost, a sportsman and his dog on the reverse, the interior of the base backed in ruby glass and gilded with a stag, 8.3cm high , the other representing the Months

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 2 May 2018

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Three Russian glass tumblers commemorating the Empress Elizabeth, circa 1741-62

All of tapering bucket shape, comprising a pair engraved with the royal cipher of Elizabeth Petrovna, Empress of Russia, within a starburst and surmounted by a crown, and a third tumbler engraved with the Imperial eagle also within a starburst panel, 10.2cm to 10.5cm high (3

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,600

Date: 2 May 2018

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A rare Russian engraved glass bowl with views of St Petersburg, circa 1840

Thickly cast with straight sides and a chamfered base, engraved with topographical views of the Winter Palace and Palace Square, the buildings finely delineated and with various tiny figures walking or riding in troikas, a border of fine scrollwork around the base, 9.2cm high, 10.7cm diam

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,200

Date: 2 May 2018

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A suite of Silesian engraved glass, mid-18th century

Of finely fluted forms with gilded rims, some pieces engraved with a coat of arms below a Cardinal's insignia, others with the arms of a dancing pig within a rococo cartouche, while others have the initial cipher GBB below a coronet, comprising three tumblers, a small tankard, and fourteen drinking

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500

Date: 2 May 2018

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A pair of Lauenstein wine glasses, circa 1760

The tulip shaped bowls engraved with banderols inscribed 'WAS SCHON UND LIEBLICH' and 'UNS WOHL NIEMAND ÜBEL', on teared angular baluster stems and domed folded feet, 18.4cm high

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 2 May 2018

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An attractive French beaker in a fitted case, circa 1805-20

The tumbler with a flared rim, engraved with the emblem of the Pelican in her Piety, the reverse with an initial cipher within a frame, below a delicate floral border, a band of diamonds and flutes cut around the base, 10.3cm high , with an original leather travelling case, the top embossed with

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 2 May 2018

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A heavy baluster large wine glass or goblet, circa 1710

With a thistle shaped bowl solid at the base, set on a teared mushroom knop above a true baluster knop, on a wide conical folded foot, 18cm high

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 2 May 2018

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A heavy baluster goblet, circa 1710

The large round funnel bowl with a solid base, set on a teared mushroom knop above a hollow basal knop, on a conical folded foot, 21cm high

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 2 May 2018

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A Heavy baluster wine glass, circa 1720

The unusual flared bucket bowl with a solid teared base, set on a cushion knop and a three-ring annular knop, over a teared inverted baluster, on a domed and folded foot, 14.6cm high

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 2 May 2018

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A very unusual heavy baluster wine glass or goblet, circa 1720-25

The round funnel bowl hammered at the base, on a multi-knopped stem comprising a small plain knop on a beaded knop above a three-ring annular knop and a true baluster, on a domed foot, 16.5cm high

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £1,300 - £1,700

Date: 2 May 2018

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A baluster wine glass, circa 1730

With a slender bell bowl on a ball knop and a collar, above a teared cylinder knop and an hour-glass base, on a conical folded foot, 16cm high

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £750 - £900

Date: 2 May 2018

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A baluster deceptive wine glass, circa 1720

With a solid conical bowl, on a single teared knop and a slightly-tapering section set on a folded foot, 15.1cm high

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 2 May 2018

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A very heavy deceptive or toastmaster's glass, circa 1720-30

The thistle shaped bowl of exceptional thickness, raised on a substantial plain straight stem and on a conical folded foot, 17.7cm high

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500

Date: 2 May 2018

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A heavy baluster toastmaster's glass, circa 1715-1720

The conical or funnel shaped bowl with solid sides, set on a teared inverted baluster, conical folded foot, 13cm high

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 2 May 2018

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A heavy baluster wine glass, circa 1720

The generous round funnel bowl with a basal tear, on a drop knop over a flattened inverted baluster and a smaller ball knop all containing an elongated tear, on a very heavy domed foot, 18cm high

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £1,400 - £1,800

Date: 2 May 2018

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A good heavy baluster large wine glass or goblet, circa 1710-20

The conical bowl with a solid base, the stem with a wide angular knop containing a tear that extends into a basal knop, on a conical folded foot, 18.8cm high

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £1,400 - £1,600

Date: 2 May 2018