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Den Haag

Ceremonial goblet to drink to the goodfortune of The Hague.

On the rounded funnel bowl a very fine diamond line engraving Coat of arms of the city of The Hague, in very fine diamond line engraving of the crowned coat of arms of The Hague: a stork standing on one leg and holding an eel in it's beak. Around this an astonishing diamond line engraved rococo cartouche held by two lions. On the other side on a column a basket with fruit with a bird on top of it.

Leadglass with Dutch engraving.

Mid eighteenth century.

Height: 18,8 cm



A vignette of the coat of arms of The Hague, David Coster, naar Jan Baptist Xavery, ca. 1700 - in of voor 1752. Collectie Rijksmuseum.


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