Wineglass with Peasant Scene

Object Name: 
Wineglass with Peasant Scene

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Object Name: 
Wineglass with Peasant Scene
Accession Number: 
75.2.16
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 17.3 cm; Foot Diam: 7.8 cm; Rim Diam: 7.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1770-1790
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, cut, stipple engraved; engraved sheet silver mount. Round-funnel bowl, facet-cut at the base; faintly stipple-engraved peasant scene on the side of the bowl, of a man seated on a barrel, a woman on a large sack, the man tickling the woman's chin; inscribed below "W A van Heemskerck / fec:" in script stippling; panel-cut stem with two angular knops; lower half of the stem covered with a six-sided silver sleeve, top ending in scalloping; panels decorated with engraved scrolls; conical foot; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Altschul, Walter F., Former Collection
1975-12-08
Color: 
Inscription: 
W A van Heemskerck / fec:
Signature
script stippling