London, South Kensington
29 September 2009
A CONTINENTAL PUZZLE-JUG
CIRCA 1700, FRENCH OR SPANISH
Of baluster form on a conical foot, the rim and syphon handle applied with pinched ornament
9 in. (22.9 cm.) high
Plesch collection (Gv 23A); acquired from Spinks, April 1969.
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For similar example see Jacqueline Bellanger, Verre D'Usage et de Prestige, France 1500-1800, (Paris, 1988), p. 445, and Pieter C. Ritsema van Eck and Henrica M. Zijlstra-Zweens Glass in the Rijksmuseum, (Amsterdam, 1993), Vol. I, p. 196, no. 312
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