Oval shape serving bottle

Made:
1700 in Germany
maker:
Unknown

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Serving bottle, oval shape, of German origin, c. 1700. The latter part of the seventeenth century was a time of technical experimentaion in many European glass-making centres. It was also a rich period in the decorative arts. Glassmakers in northwestern Europe began to develop their own distinctive, indigenous styles.

Details

Category:
Glass Technology
Object Number:
1938-550
type:
serving bottles
credit:
Stevens's Auction Rooms Ltd.