Lot 77
  • 77

A red-brown-tinted diamond-point engraved bottle, attributed to Anna Maria Schurman, late 17th century

Estimate
8,000 - 12,000 GBP
Sold
30,000 GBP
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Description

of flattened ovoid form, with moulded vertical twisting ribs, decorated with a fine calligraphic script with the inscription 'Uw gunst myn leven', [Your favour, my life], the bottom of the bottle engraved with the initials AMS or AMVS, perhaps the monogram for Anna Maria van Schurman (1607-1678),
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