A GLASS WITH THE ENGRAVING OF AN EAST-INDIAMAN WITH TEXT

"ONSE BEHOUWE REYS AAN DE CAAP"


Glass Germany, engraving South-African or Dutch, last quarter 18th century


With wheel-cut engraving of the sailing ship at sea, heading to South-Africa.

H. 17.8 cm


Exhibition:
Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, De Goede Hoop, de relatie tussen Zuid-Afrika en Nederland, 2017


Note:

Because of the rather poor quality of the engraving, it could have been done at the Cape of Good Hope.