PRUNTED MEDIEVAL GLASS BEAKER
PRUNTED MEDIEVAL GLASS BEAKER of David Giles
Germany or adjoining region to the South or East.
8.5 cm max height. 9 cm max width
13th/14th Century AD
Technique: Free blown, handle tooled
Description: Clear glass blown with applied prunts. Band of glass applied where body meets rim. Claw foot created by a ring of glass applied to base and individual spokes pulled out with tweezers. Base kicked in. Pontil mark on base.
Condition: Intact with a silver & rainbow patina.
Parallels: Whitehouse-Medieval Glass for Popes, Princes and Peasants, David Whitehouse, The Corning Museum of Glass, 2010 illustrations 23/24/25/26
Reference: Previously in German collection 1960’s.