A gorgeous LARGE RUMMER (Römer)
Germany , second half 17th century.
Clear green glass (s.c. Waldglas) produced for the Dutch market.
Spherical bowl. The stem decorated withy four rows of raspberry prunts.
The transition from the bowl to the stem is marked by a milled thread.
Conical coiled foot.
Height: 21 cm. Diam. 10 cm.
These rare society glasses were used to serve Rhine wine (hock).
In the still life paintings of the 17th century by i.e. Clara Peeters, Willem Heda or Pieter Claesz often
used in a composition of a so- called breakfast scene (banketje).