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Overall H: 16.8 cm; Diam (rim): 13.1 cm, (foot): 8.8 cm
On Display
about 1600
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Transparent pale-light green glass, with many minute and few large bubbles; free-blown and diamond-point engraved, with applied decoration. Wide cylindrical stem with pushed-up base having rough pontil mark and with applied double-walled foot ring, almost straight-sided spreading bowl; four rows of prunts applied to stem, ring applied to bottom of bowl; on the bowl the coats-of-arms of the seven provinces of the United Republic of the Netherlands and the portraits of (probably) the Princes Maurits and Frederik Hendrik, sons of William the Silent, both flanking a large tree.
Nijstad, A., Source
The Story of Crystal (1998) illustrated, 17th century puzzle; BIB# 85420
A Guide to Dutch Art in America (1986) p. 103, ill.; BIB# 23712