Fine Glass and British Ceramics

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Date of the auction: 05.06.2019

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An early Lampwork glass and enamel reliquary, 17th century

Venetian or possibly French (Nevers or Orléans), the small turquoise-blue enamel oval plaque applied with two kneeling figures, their robes in white and bright yellow glass, holding between them a monstrance, the green grassy mound beneath the figures strewn with tiny yellow flowers, mounted in a

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £2,000 - £4,000

Date: 5 Jun 2019

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Pair of enamelled German glass flasks, dated 1705

Of square section with slightly domed shoulders, painted in colours with seated female figures, 'Frielinck' or Flora holding a cornucopia of flowers beside a flowering jardiniere, 'Herbif' or Pomona with a bunch of grapes and containers of fruit and flowers, inscriptions below 'Bitter.Schlag.Maier

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 5 Jun 2019

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A façon de Venise serpent-stemmed winged wine glass, 17th century

With a rounded-funnel or cup-shaped bowl resting on a merese, a single length of glass rope set with white spiral threads is looped and twisted to form the stem and this is applied at the sides with pincered ornament and flattened serpent heads as finials, the stem knopped at the base and on a wide

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £2,000 - £4,000

Date: 5 Jun 2019

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A Lauenstein engraved royal goblet, circa 1760

With the arms and cipher of George III, the funnel bowl engraved with the royal arms of England with lion and unicorn supporters and mottoes DIEU ET MON DROIT and HONI SOIT QVI MAL Y PENSE, the reverse with the cipher GR3 within a crowned rococo cartouche framed with military trophies, the faceted

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £500 - £750

Date: 5 Jun 2019

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A façon de Venise small albarello or pharmacy jar and cover, 17th century...

The albarello possibly forming a reliquary, cylindrical with trailed loop handles at both sides and on the cover, on a spreading folded foot, 11.4cm high, the vase of paper-thinness, globular with trailed strap handles and a very pale turquoise footrim, 10.8cm high (3

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 5 Jun 2019

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A heavy baluster goblet, circa 1720

With a rounded funnel bowl set on a cushioned knop above a hollow inverted baluster stem with a slight basal knop, on a conical folded foot, 20.3cm high

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £750 - £850

Date: 5 Jun 2019

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Two moulded stem wine glasses and a fragmentary 'God Save King George' wine...

One glass with a small round funnel bowl on a six-sided stem with diamonds on the shoulder, folded foot, 14.8cm high, the other with a 'thistle' bowl solid at the base, the four-sided stem containing an elongated tear, folded foot, 15cm high, the fragment from a similar glass moulded around the stem

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Date: 5 Jun 2019

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A shaft and globe wine bottle, English, circa 1670-90

With tall tapering neck applied with a wide string rim, upon a squat shouldered body with a small kick-in base, the surface with typical corrosion and some iridescence, 20.5cm high

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 5 Jun 2019

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A Dutch colour-twist wine glass, circa 1765

With a bell bowl, the stem with shoulder, centre and basal knops, the central white gauze column entwined with a pair of white threads and two single threads in deep red and pale aquamarine, 17.3cm high

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £750 - £1,000

Date: 5 Jun 2019

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A Dutch-engraved light baluster wine goblet, circa 1750-60

The round funnel bowl engraved with the Royal arms of the Nassau Princes of Orange, the crowned shield with lion supporters and motto HONI SOIT QUI MALIPENSE (sic), on a light baluster stem with a series of cushioned knops, above a wide conical foot, 18.6cm high

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 5 Jun 2019

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A Dutch engraved light baluster wine goblet, circa 1750-60

With a flared funnel bowl engraved with the crew loading cargo onto a three-masted ship, two gentlemen shaking hands in front of town-houses, inscribed at the rim 'DE GOEDE NEGOOTIE' (sic), the stem with two beaded knops and a plain basal knop, on a wide conical foot, 19.3cm high

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 5 Jun 2019

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A pair of composite-stem candlesticks, circa 1740-50

The cylindrical nozzles with everted rims raised on a teared true baluster above a multiple-beaded dumb-bell section between double collars, over a small cushion knop and a larger angular knop set on further collars, on wide domed feet, 20.2cm high (2

Lot #: 30*

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 5 Jun 2019

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Two baluster cordial glasses, circa 1720-30

One with a flared bowl with solid teared base on a collar and two small cushioned knops, above a true baluster containing a tear and small basal knop, on a folded foot, 16.1cm high, the other cordial glass also with a flared bowl, the solid base containing a tiny bead, the swollen stem containing a

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £700 - £900

Date: 5 Jun 2019

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A rare inscribed airtwist wine glass of American interest, mid 18th century

Of drawn trumpet shape with a multiple spiral airtwist stem and folded foot, the bowl neatly inscribed in upper case 'JEFFERSON OR GOD', 16.8cm high

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 5 Jun 2019

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An engraved baluster wine glass and a light baluster goblet, circa 1730-50

One with a drawn trumpet bowl engraved with a border of vines, on a beaded inverted baluster stem over an angular knop, plain conical foot, 17cm high, the wine goblet with a lipped round funnel bowl, on small knops over a beaded inverted baluster and wide plain foot, 18.3cm high (2

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 5 Jun 2019

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An interesting opaque twist wine glass and a mixed-twist toasting glass...

The drawn trumpet toasting glass with a slender stem containing an opaque white gauze within a pair of mercurial air spirals, 19cm high, the wine with a generous pan-topped bowl on a double series opaque twist stem with a central, very fine black soot core, perhaps intentional, 15cm high (2

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 5 Jun 2019

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Two engraved facet-stem wine glasses, circa 1770

With rounded funnel bowls and hexagonal-faceted stems, one possibly for mead engraved with a flowering branch and a honey bee, 14.7cm high, the other with a landscape including a horse and rider and farm-like buildings, on a heavy firing foot, 15.4cm high (2

Lot #: 35

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 5 Jun 2019

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Three airtwist wine glasses, circa 1750

Each with a double-knopped multiple spiral airtwist stem, one wine glass with a bell bowl, 16.2cm high, another with a moulded ogee bowl with honeycomb around the base, 15.6cm high, the third an ale glass with a tall round funnel bowl, 19.3cm high (3

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 5 Jun 2019

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Four airtwist wine or ale glasses, circa 1750

All with bell bowls and on knopped multiple spiral airtwist stems, one ale glass with a tall bell bowl, centre-knopped stem and heavy foot, 19.9cm high, another probably for ale on a shoulder-knopped stem, 18.4cm high, a small wine or cordial also with a shoulder-knop, 16.2cm high, the other wine

Lot #: 39

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 5 Jun 2019

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A diamond-point engraved rummer by T Sutherland, circa 1850

The generous U-shaped bowl engraved in diamond-point with St George killing the dragon and a similar figure on horseback, possibly the 'Queen's Champion' dressed as St George, alternating with the Royal Arms of Queen Victoria, 15.7cm high

Lot #: 46

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 5 Jun 2019

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An interesting pair of heavy baluster candlesticks, 20th century

Probably by Elizabeth Graydon-Stannus, the substantial stems including a beaded knop, a hollow knop and graduated annular knops, on wide triple-tiered feet, 25.5cm high (2

Lot #: 48*

Estimate: £500 - £1,000

Date: 5 Jun 2019

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A set of four engraved and crested decanters, circa 1770

Of 'shouldered' shape each engraved with a chained wine label hung with vines, two inscribed with the name 'PORT', the other two 'WHITE', the reverse of each engraved with the Upton family crest, the decanters 24.5cm high, offered together with four various, ill-fitting mushroom stoppers (8

Lot #: 49*

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 5 Jun 2019

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A George IV coin tankard, circa 1825

Of traditional bell shape with an applied triple-grooved handle, spiral fluted base and a border of fine spun glass thread, the stem with a shallow knop containing a George IV shilling of 1825, plain conical foot, 15.8cm high

Lot #: 50

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 5 Jun 2019

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A good pair of cut and gilded blue glass decanters and stoppers, circa 1800

Probably French, or Bohemian made for the French market, of so-called 'Indian Club' shape in rich cobalt blue, cut with panels of shallow slice-cutting reserving an undulating band brightly gilded with a frieze of garden flowers, the neck rims and the edges of the faceted disc stoppers also brightly

Lot #: 51*

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 5 Jun 2019

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A Bohemian ruby glass and gilt metal mounted tankard, circa 1840

The broad-fluted body and spreading foot with a series of panels delineated in gold and further gilt with a central band of scrollwork, the hinged metal cover richly decorated in historismus taste, 18.5cm high including a raised finial

Lot #: 52

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 5 Jun 2019

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An enamelled topographical ranftbecher in the manner of Anton Kothgasser...

Slightly tapering shape on a distinctive milled foot, the front panel painted in colours with a view of the Stephansdom or St Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna, within a solid gold frame, the reverse with a border of gothic arcading in amber stain and gilding, inscribed above the base in gilding

Lot #: 53

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 5 Jun 2019

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A Bohemian blue overlay and intaglio-carved beaker vase and cover...

In the form of a stangenglas gently tapering above a spreading, panel-cut base, overlaid in rich cobalt blue and deeply carved through to the clear glass with a Bacchanalian boy seated on a branch of a continuous fruiting vine, the child's flesh tones suggested by delicate polishing, the cover with

Lot #: 54

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 5 Jun 2019

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A pair of Baccarat pink overlay cameo wine coolers, circa 1870

Of U-shape with a swollen band below the rim and applied with looped handles, decorated with a pair of seated classical figures, the reverse with a dancing Bacchante, flanked by anthemion scrollwork below the handles, within formal borders and gilt line banding, 25cm high (2

Lot #: 55

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 5 Jun 2019

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An exceptional French 'gorge de pigeon' opaline glass and ormolu-mounted...

The richly-coloured opaline glass in rose pink, cut with pillar flutes all around and linking to form a starburst pattern on the top, the underside of the base cut with a star, the hinged ormolu mounts moulded with bands of florets, the lock-plate engraved with leaf motifs, 12cm high

Lot #: 56

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 5 Jun 2019

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A Baccarat enamelled white opaline glass jardinière, circa 1870

Of plain U-shape with a distinct swelling band beneath the everted lip painted with a baroque shell and scroll border en camaieu rose edged with gold lines, the body painted with a continuous woodland scene including two maidens bathing, a swan swimming on a stream beside them, 30cm high

Lot #: 57

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 5 Jun 2019