An engraved chalice
The Netherlands or England, the wheel engraving Northern-Netherlands, circa 1750, clear colourless glass
The funnel-shaped bowl with wheel-engraved depiction of the arms of (‘Princes Royal’) Anna of Hannover. The arms supported by an ascending lion and a unicorn. The baluster-shaped stem with tears. On conical foot.
H. 18.2 cm
Auction Sotheby’s, Amsterdam, 29 October 2008, lot 78
Ritsema van Eck, P.C., Glas in het Rijksmuseum Vol. II, no. 275.
Anna van Hannover (1709 – 1759) was the mother and governess of prince William V.