21 avril 2018

A Dutch amethyst-tinted glass bottle, late 17th-early 18th century

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Lot 201. A Dutch amethyst-tinted glass bottle, late 17th-early 18th century; 23cm., 9in. high. Estimate 7,000 — 1,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018.

of globe and shaft form, applied with eight vertical trails and a single ring collar on the tall neck, a small kick-up underneath the base, with metal-mount to rim and mounted-cork stopper.

Property from the Joseph M. Morpurgo Collection.

Note: A clear glass bottle of similar form is published by Pieter C. Ritsema van Eck, Glass in the Rijksmuseum, Zwolle, Vol. I, p. 189, no. 300, and for further examples applied with handles see, p. 191, nos. 303 and 304. An amethyst-tinted bottle of this form from the Wunsch foundation was sold at Christie's South Kensington, 30th October 2012, lot 185.

Sotheby's. From Earth to Fire, London, 01 May 2018, 02:00 PM


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