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A Silesian engraved armorial goblet and cover, First quarter of the 18th century, Hermsdorf

Property of an Important European Collection

A Silesian engraved armorial goblet and cover, First quarter of the 18th century, Hermsdorf

A Silesian engraved armorial goblet and cover, First quarter of the 18th century, Hermsdorf

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Property of an Important European Collection

A Silesian engraved armorial goblet and cover, First quarter of the 18th century, Hermsdorf


attributed to the workshop of Friedrich Winter or a close follower, cut in Hochschnitt and Tiefschnitt, the thistle-shaped bowl cut with tapering rectangular panels engraved with a bishop's coat-of-arms, an equestrian vignette among birds, flowers and scrolling foliage below a fountain in a formal garden and a pastoral scene of a shepherd and flock among arabesques in the manner of Jean Bérain, divided by vertical strapwork sections, the lower part of the bowl cut with lenses and facets, the domed cover with scroll cartouches surrounding a cut bud finial, supported by a cut baluster stem above a cut conical foot engraved with flowers, black enamel inventory numbers `44` to underside of foot and cover

28.5 cm., 11 ¼ in. high


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Generally in good order and exceptionally well cut and engraved. The rim of the bowl has minute pinhead-sized chipping scattered along the outer edge which is hardly visible to the naked eye and not seen when the cover is in place.


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Sammlung Dr Wilhelm Dosquet, Berlin, sale Auktion Haus Hans W. Lange, Berlin, 19-21 May 1941, lot 293.

An armorial marriage goblet attributed to Friedrich Winter with similar strapwork to the present example is in the collection of the Victoria & Albert Museum, museum no C.2&A-1961. For a golbet of similar form and with raised strapwork panels see Klesse, B. & Mayr, H., European Glass from 1500-1800 The Ernesto Wolf Collection, Vienna, 1987, no. 106, where the authors discuss this class of goblet, listing comparable examples and citing Robert Schmidt who attributes the golasses to a group produced in about 1720 in the Hirschberger Tal. 


This lot is sold pursuant to a settlement between the current owner and the heir of Dr Wilhelm Dosquet.