Pair of marriage goblets with lids, anonymous, 1759

Pair of marriage goblets with lids, anonymous, 1759

glass, h 32.5cm × d 11cm More details

These goblets commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of Jan Jacob van Westrenen and Johanna Catharina Mamuchet van Houdringe. The arms were executed with a diamond-point stylus, a small diamond chip in a holder used to incise the glass. This technique was common in the Netherlands in the 17th century. Translation of inscription A: Best wishes and good cheer oh Noble couple on your Fiftieth Wedding Year. Translation of inscription B: Despite the burden of so many years,

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