Roemer or goblet

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Object Name: 
Roemer or goblet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
H: 21.5 cm; D(rim): 8.6 cm, (max): 10.3 cm, (foot): 7.75 cm
Not on Display
about 1625
Primary Description: 
Light yellow-green glass; free-blown, applied and tooled decoration, diamond-scratched engraving. Large ovoid bowl, incurving 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".
Blumka Gallery, Source
Title Unknown (England)
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 (1958) illustrated, p. 16 (right); BIB# 26395
Art in Glass (1955) p. 144;
The Story of Glass (1953) illustrated, plate 8-9 (fig. c); BIB# 25461