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SPANISH GLASS HOLY WATER STOUP

Posted in 3. European Glass, CATEGORIES OF GLASS TYPES ON THIS SITE, European Misc., Spanish Glass by Allaire Collection of Glass on August 11, 2014

SPANISH GLASS HOLY WATER STOUP

28E Holy Water Stoup, Spanish with a cross finial 18th Century

28E Holy Water Stoup, Spanish with a cross finial 18th Century

This Spanish glass 18th century stoup was used as a basin for holy water in a Roman Catholic Church.  It was hung on the wall near the entrance of the church for worshipers to dip their fingers in before crossing themselves.  Also see an example of a holy-water stoup from the Low Countries.

18th Century

H: 9 1/2  in.

April 1992

Hermitage #34

 

ROEMER WITH SPHERICAL PRUNTS

Posted in 3. European Glass, CATEGORIES OF GLASS TYPES ON THIS SITE, Roemers by Allaire Collection of Glass on August 4, 2014

ROEMER WITH SPHERICAL PRUNTS

This Roemer has a spherical bowl with vertical ribs and a high concave coiled foot.  The stem is decorated with two rows of smooth spherical prunts.  A prunt is a blob of glass applied to a glass object, ususally a drinking vessel.  The transition from bowl to stem is marked by a milled thread. Provenance is Netherlands or Germany.  For additional information on Roemers in the collection click on this link.

H:  12 cm

1650-1675

Rijksmuseum # 190-191
Henkes P. 259

50E Roemer with Spherical Prunts 1650-1675 H 12cm

50E Roemer with Spherical Prunts 1650-1675 H 12cm

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