Classic baluster goblet dated to the 18th century, £4000 at Mellors & Kirk.

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It stands 8¼in (21cm) high and its features include a generous thistle-shaped bowl with teared base and a stem with a mushroom and other basal knops set on a folded foot.

Described as in good condition and with a conservative estimate of £150-250, it easily outstripped that guide to take a substantial £4000.

Also selling for much more than their modest guide was a group lot of nine drinking glasses. These had various different shaped bowls, some of them engraved, and stem formations including air and opaque twists and a colour twist.

They were catalogued as 18th century and later also with a £150-250 estimate and ended up making £2500.