Covered Roemer

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Object Name: 
Covered Roemer
Maker(s): 
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
71.3.11
Dimensions: 
(a&b) H: 37 cm; (a) H: 24.4 cm, Rim Diam: 13.7 cm, Foot Diam: 16.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1700
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, trailed, impressed prunts, engraved. (a) Large, ovoid bowl, open at the base to a large cylindrical stem; the bowl with continuous engraved band of flowers above an inscription, "Tompt och Boo Lyckas Skal"; engraved band below with small flowering plants; trailed rigaree band at the base of the bowl; applied, molded "berry" prunts in three staggered rows on the stem; large, conical foot with engraved floral sprays and crossed laurel and palm fronts; folded foot rim; rough pontil mark. (b) Domed form with folded rim and tapered brim; engraved crossed palm frond and laurel branch, and floral sprays; drawn tubular finial with trailed rigaree band at the base and applied molded berry prunts in a row; applied baluster finial with tiny tip, on a disk; rough pontil mark inside the tubular finial.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Skajs, A. B., Source
The Story of Crystal (1998) illustrated, 17th century puzzle; BIB# 85420
Recent Important Acquisitions, 14 (1972) illustrated, p. 158, #37; BIB# AI97756