Wineglass Commemorating "VRIENDSCHAP" (Friendship)

Object Name: 
Wineglass Commemorating "VRIENDSCHAP" (Friendship)

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Object Name: 
Wineglass Commemorating "VRIENDSCHAP" (Friendship)
Accession Number: 
2018.3.8
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 17 cm, Diam (max): 8.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1800
Credit Line: 
Purchased with funds from the Estate of Richard Andrasi
Primary Description: 
Wineglass Commemorating "VRIENDSCHAP" (Friendship). Colorless lead glass; blown, cut, engraved. Ceremonial wineglass with diamond stipple engraving depicting two ladies in classical attire, seated and facing one another with joined hands, one fixing a garland of flowers to a burning altar, the other holding a flaming heart. Underneath the scene a banderol with inscription "VRIENDSCHAP" (friendship).
Department: 
Provenance: 
Frides Lameris Kunst en Antiekhandel V.O.F., Source
2018-08-06
Earl of Brandford, Former Collection
Sotheby's, Former Collection
1981
Christie's, Former Collection
1985
Sheppard and Cooper, Ltd., Former Collection
1990
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Material: 
Inscription: 
VRIENDSCHAP
inscription
Engraved within the banderol
L. Adams / fecit
signature
Engraved to the right of the scene very faint
Uniquely Dutch eighteenth-century stipple-engravings on glass (1993)illustrated, pp. 18-19, 134, glass De.1; BIB# 35391
Engraved glass: masterpieces from Holland (1990)illustrated, pp. 84-85, #45;
The Bradford collection of 18th century Dutch engraved glass (1985-06-04)illustrated, pp. 60-61, lot 29; BIB# 5353
400 jaar antiek : nederlanse gebruiksvoorwerpen (1982)illustrated, p. 63, fig. 1; BIB# 36484
[Misc. glass] (1981-05-21)illustrated, p. 47, lot 611; BIB# 7981