A fine bluish-green tinted Berkemeyer, Germany or Lowlands, circa 1600
Lot 48
A fine bluish-green tinted Berkemeyer, Germany or Lowlands, circa 1600
Sold for £66,050 (US$ 112,463) inc. premium
Lot Details
A fine bluish-green tinted Berkemeyer, Germany or Lowlands, circa 1600
The flared bowl merging into a tall cylindrical section applied with three rows of watery pointed prunts beneath a trailed thread, the foot applied with a pincered footring, kick-in base, 14cm high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    A.J.Guépin Collection, sold at Christie's Amsterdam, 5 July 1989, lot 5
    Joseph R.Ritman Collection, sold at Sotheby's, 14 November 1995, lot 8

    Exhibited:
    'Meisterwerke der Glaskunst aus internationalem Privatbesitz', Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf, 1968, no.57
    'Een glasie van vriendschap, de glazen van de collectie Guépin, Prinsenhof, Delft, 1969, no.41

    Literature:
    Axel von Saldern and H.Hilschenz, Meisterwerke der Glaskunst (1968), p.27
    D.Bolten, Een glasie van vrienschap. De glazen van de collectie Guépin, Museum het Prinsenhof (1969), pl.13

    An almost identical example is illustrated by Catherine Hess and Timothy Husband, European Glass in the J. Paul Getty Museum (1998), p.46, no.8, attributed to Southern Germany (Lower Rhineland) or possibly the Netherlands 1500-1550. For further examples see A.-E.Theuerkauff-Liederwald, 'Der Römer', Journal of Glass Studies, 10, Corning Museum of Glass (1968), p.129, pl.5 and B.Jansen, Catalogus van noord-en zuiderlands glas, Gemeentesmuseum Den Haag (1962), p.43, no.60.
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