Roemer or Goblet

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Object Name: 
Roemer or Goblet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.3.114
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 21.5 cm, Diam (max): 10.3 cm; Rim Diam (max): 8.6 cm; Foot Diam (max): 7.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1625
Primary Description: 
Roemer or Goblet. Light yellow-green glass; free-blown, applied and tooled decoration, diamond-scratched engraving. Large ovoid bowl, in-curving at rim, with drawn wide hollow cylindrical stem having conical kick-up in bottom and small rough pontil mark, applied high flaring ringed foot built up from thread of glass; on stem, applied large berry prunts and, at top, narrow rigaree or milled collar; on bowl, diamond-scratched floral circlet at top above large crown surmounting the Coat of Arms of the United Republic of the Netherlands and, in smaller scale, a coronet surmounting the Coat of Arms of each of the seven provinces under the House of Orange in the 17th century, below each the name of the province in script -- "Geldria", "Hollandia", "Zelandia", "Vtrech", "Frisia", "Transsisulania", and "Groninga".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Blumka Gallery, Source
1951-01-19
Material: 
Inscription: 
Geldria
inscription
below one of the smaller coat of arms
Hollandia
inscription
below one of the smaller coat of arms
Zelandia
inscription
below one of the smaller coat of arms
Groninga
inscription
below one of the smaller coat of arms
Frisia
inscription
below one of the smaller coat of arms
Transsisulania
inscription
below one of the smaller coat of arms
Vtrech
inscription
below one of the smaller coat of arms
Title Unknown (England)
Antiquariato Enciclopedia delle Arte Decorative, v. 54 (1981) illustrated, p. 1036; BIB# 85970
Vetri, gionelti, smalti, tabacchiere (1981) illustrated, p. 36; BIB# 30910
Glass terminology: a German-English Glossary (1967) illustrated, pl. IV (left); BIB# 59459
Glass Terminology: a German-English Glossary (1967) illustrated, pl. IV (left); BIB# 141372
The Corning Glass Center (1959) illustrated, p. 16 (second from right); BIB# 99843
The Corning Glass Center (1958) illustrated, p. 16 (right); BIB# 26395
Art in Glass (1955) illustrated, p. 144;
The Story of Glass (1953) illustrated, plate 8-9 (fig. c); BIB# 25461