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Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000
ca. US$32,188 - US$48,283
Price realised:  £20,000
ca. US$32,188
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AN EMERALD-GREEN-TINTED SIGNED AND DATED DIAMOND-POINT ENGRAVED CALLIGRAPHIC SERVING-BOTTLE BY WILLEM VAN HEEMSKERK
1689, THE NETHERLANDS, SIGNED AND DATED TO THE BASE
AN EMERALD-GREEN-TINTED SIGNED AND DATED DIAMOND-POINT ENGRAVED CALLIGRAPHIC SERVING-BOTTLE BY WILLEM VAN HEEMSKERK 1689, THE NETHERLANDS, SIGNED AND DATED TO THE BASE The slender neck with applied string rim, the flattened body engraved to each side with a coronet, the border of which is inscribed W:V:H between geometric ornament, above the mirror monogram WVH and the inscription LYD EN MYD. (suffer and abstain) to one side and VLYT BEDYD. (zeal is rewarding) to the other, on an applied trailed foot, the underside inscribed Willem van Heemskerk AE s 76½ A o 1689 Leiden , minor surface scratching 13. (33 cm.) high

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: European Noble & Private Collections Including Fine Tapestries
Date of the auction: 2 Oct 2013
Address: Christie's
2 October 2013, London, King Street