London, South Kensington
5 March 2013
A GREEN-GLASS ROEMER
CIRCA 1660, LOW COUNTRIES
Of watery-green tint, with a tall cup-shaped bowl above a milled thread and a hollow lower part applied with raspberry prunts, supported by a high coiled stem and spreading foot
7¼ in. (18.3 cm.) high
Anonymous sale; Christie's Amsterdam, 12 November 2002, lot 12.
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Cf. Harold E. Henkes, Glass Without Gloss, Utility Glass from Five Centuries Excavated in the Low Countries, 1300-1800, Rotterdam, 1994, p.260, pls. 54.8 and 54.9.
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