Light Baluster Shipping Goblet

Light Baluster Shipping Goblet

C 1740

Item Ref: 474

A superb Dutch engraved Light Baluster goblet, having a round funnel bowl engraved with a three masted sailing ship and the motto "Salus Patriae" ( the prosperity of the country), over a stem with central knop with an inverted baluster above and true baluster knop below. all on a plain domed foot .

Height 6 7/8th ins 17.4 cm

Provenance, Illustrated in Bickerton plate 939 page 293

ex Cranch Collection, with label to foot ,

A superb goblet in perfect original condition.

This glass is the first to be shown from a recently acquired superb collection of glasses mostly from the renowned collection of Graham and Molly Cranch, many of which are illustrated in Bickerton along with some that were also exhibited in the Victoria and Albert Museum in the 1960s,others will be offered in due course.