Tankard

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Object Name: 
Tankard
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
56.3.61
Dimensions: 
H: 17.1 cm; D (rim): 8 cm, (at handle): 15.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1601-1700
Primary Description: 
Clear glass with many small and minute bubbles; free-blown and diamond-point engraved, with applied parts. Spherical body with wide cylindrical neck and slightly pushed-up base, with rough pontil mark; applied crimped foot ring, heavy hollow ear-shaped handle applied to neck and body; around the body three peasant couples dancing and walking, on both sides of the handle two musicians, around neck foliage with three peacocks.
Department: 
Provenance: 
N. V. Koninklijke Nederlandsche Glasfabriek Leerdam, Source