12 November 2002,
Price realised EUR 4,780
EUR 4,000 - EUR 6,000
A rare Draadschacht roemer
17th century, the Netherlands
Of bluish green tint, the generous ovoid bowl upon a hollow middle section with kick-in base applied with two rows of raspberry prunts beneath a milled thread, the elongated hollow lower section with coiled shaft and foot
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Cf. H.E. Henkes, Glass without gloss (Rotterdam 1994), p.260 ills.54.8 and 54.9. This exceptionally elegant type of roemer was found at the following sites: Antwerp, Delft, Leiden, Arnhem, Amsterdam and Alkmaar.
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