A German engraved glass goblet
the funnel bowl intaglio engraved and polished with a continuous frieze of four putti with a garland of fruiting vines below a border of exotic birds and plain cartouches divided by further panels of fruit-filled basket and tazza flanked by bearded mask, the lower part carved in Hochschnitt with stiff leaves above a baluster stem and spreading foot iwth similar ornament, each section divided by a bladed knop cut with lenses
20.8cm. high, 8 1/8in.
circa 1700, Postdam, attributed to Gottfried Spiller and Martin Winter
Neumeister Auktionskatalog 183, Nr. 402, Abb. Taf. 47; Robert Schmidt, Brandenburgische Gläser, Berlin 19 14, Spiegl, Glas, München 1979, Abb. 82