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The goodfortune of child and mother

Ceremonial goblet to make a toast to;

'T WELVAREN VAN DE KRAAMVROUW EN T KINTJE

(-to- The goodfortune of the woman in childbed and child)

Around the large rounded funnel bowl a wheel engraved scene of an interior with -from left to right- a lady on a chair holding a swaddled baby. Her feet rest on a foot stove. Under a badachin a lady offers a cup and saucer to another lady. Two chairs around a three legged table, set with two glasses or pots, cups and saucers, a coffee pot and a small bowl of pastries. After that a stove to dry diapers on, a cradlle with it's pulling string and a lady behind a folding screen.

Leadglass with dutch engraving.

Second half eighteenth century.

Height: 14,1 cm


Friendship, love and birth

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