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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
Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, De Goede Hoop, de relatie tussen Zuid-Afrika en Nederland, 2017
Because of the rather poor quality of the engraving, it could have been done at the Cape of Good Hope.
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