Angster or Kuttrolf

Object Name: 
Angster or Kuttrolf

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Object Name: 
Angster or Kuttrolf
Accession Number: 
60.3.65
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 23.7 cm; Rim Diam: 12.3 cm; Foot Diam: 9.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1575-1625
Primary Description: 
Angster or Kuttrolf. Colorless, with grayish tinge. Blown; tooled, applied filigrana. Neck consisting of three spiral tubes that wind around one vertical central tube and end in cup-shaped mouth with lip pinched to form spout; almost spherical body directly attached to pedestal foot with infolded rim and pontil mark. Second gather applied to body and decorated with 22 canes of white twisted threads that were applied vertically to body, starting at top, just below shoulder, in full relief and sinking into matrix toward underside, where they join at center. They form two alternating patterns: (1) narrow multi-twist and (2) more widely spaced double-twist around central cane.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Henrich, Wilhelm, Source
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