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Straight-sided bowls engraved very elaborately with full coat of arms (Saxony and Poland). Coronet above shield engraved with eagles and mounted swordsmen, surrounded by flags banners and drums. Leaf, scroll and eagle decoration. Spiral opaque air twist.

Provenance

By 1965, Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

English, about 1760

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Overall: 16.4 cm (6 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.2417

Medium or Technique

Lead glass

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Glass