Covered Roemer

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Object Name: 
Covered Roemer
Maker(s): 
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
54.3.144
Dimensions: 
(a&b) H: 34 cm; (a) H: 23.8 cm, Rim Diam: 11.5 cm, Foot Diam: 13.8 cm; (b) H:10.7 cm, Rim Diam: 0.9 cm, Foor Diam: 10.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1700
Primary Description: 
Clear glass with crizzled surface; free-blown and engraved, with applied and tooled decoration. (a) High conical folded foot with rough pontil mark, broad cylindrical hollow stem, spherical bowl with large orifice; (b) set-in conical cover with domed top and finial consisting of a double-blade, a flat knob and a small semi-spherical knob; raspberry prunts applied to stem and dome of cover, at bottom of the dome an applied thread in form of a scroll-chain; engraving: on foot a pair of branches and a branch with a flower, on the bowl the monogram of Frederik I with the royal crown, flanked by trees, on the other side a sun; on the cover a motive identical to the one on the foot.
Department: 
Provenance: 
de Koenigsberg, Nicolas, Source
Conservation and Care of Glass Objects (2006) illustrated, p. 122; BIB# 96019
Aldre Svenska Glas Med Graverad Dekor (1936) pl. 21B; pl. 20, 22, 23 (similar objects); BIB# 51879