Roemer with a Scene of Dancing Peasants

Object Name: 
Roemer with a Scene of Dancing Peasants

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Object Name: 
Roemer with a Scene of Dancing Peasants
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 24.1 cm, Diam: 13.4 cm, (rim): 11.1 cm
On Display
about 1650
Primary Description: 
Transparent pale green glass with minute bubbles; blown, diamond-point engraved, with applied, tooled decoration. Cup shape bowl, cylindrical stem, applied spreading foot built up of a spiral thread, high "kick" with pontil mark at base of stem; on the bowl peasant scenes below a wreath of vine branches: smoking and drinking peasants and one peasant woman around a barrel, two pipers and two dancing couples; four rows of raspberry prunts applied to stem, rigaree ring around top of stem. Engraved by "J. M."
Kunsthaus Lempertz, Cologne, Source
Matters of Taste: Food and Drink in 17th Century Dutch Art and Life
Albany Institute of History and Art 2002-09-10 through 2002-12
Wine: Celebration and Ceremony
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum 1985-06-04 through 1985-10-13
Wine: Celebration and Ceremony (1985) illustrated, pp. 112; 113; BIB# 22968
Treasures in Glass (1966) illustrated, pp. 36-36, #51; BIB# 28036