Roemer

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Object Name: 
Roemer
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
56.3.24
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 16.8 cm; Diam (rim): 13.1 cm, (foot): 8.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1600
Primary Description: 
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.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Nijstad, A., Source
Category: 
The Story of Crystal (1998) illustrated, 17th century puzzle; BIB# 85420
A Guide to Dutch Art in America (1986) p. 103, ill.; BIB# 23712