London, South Kensington
5 March 2013
A MAMMOTH GLASS ROEMER
EARLY 17TH CENTURY, THE NETHERLANDS OR GERMANY
Of pale-green tint, the generous ovoid bowl with a hollow cylindrical stem applied with four rows of pointed prunts below a thread, with kick-in base, supported by a pincered footring
12 1/8 in. (30.9 cm.) high
The Krug Collection, no. K102
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Brigitte von Klesse, Glassammlung Helfried Krug, (Bonn, 1973), Vol. II, pp. 86-7. no. 454.
For a smaller glass dated 1606 of similar form, gilt with the coat-of-arms of Maurits van Nassau, late Prince of Orange, see Pieter C. Ritsema van Eck and Henrica M. Zijlstra-Zweens, Glass in the Rijksmuseum, Zwolle, 1993, Vol. I, p. 285, no. 400.
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