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Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on February 14, 2019

(99E) English Glass Bottle with Raspberry Prunt H: 11.2 cm, D: 1690


This is a colorless gourd-shape flask decorated with gadrooning on the bottom and a raspberry prunt centered on each side. A similar glass vessel is in the Batchelor collection at The Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge and was on display from December 2018 to March 3, 2019.




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  1. theozandbergen said, on February 14, 2019 at 10:53 am


    That’s an exceptional object. The gadrooning from the double dip method and than the prunts on front and back. A real craftsman made this rather unique object. Also a kind of coincidence that the parallel is on display at the Fitzwilliam. What better reference.

    kind regards, theo


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