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Glasses signed by the Rotterdam engraver Willem Mooleyser (c. 1640-1700) are extremely rare. Only nine are known. This goblet, in the fashion of Venice, with hollow foot and folded foot edge is signed 'Willem Mooleyser 1686 Rotterdam'. The glass has a diamond engraving with a dancing farmer and his wife and two male figures seated in a chair, smoking and drinking. Mooleyser's line composition was powerful but somewhat stiff. He was active between 1666 and 1697.


Specifications

Title goblet
Material and technique Glass, diamond point engraving, Venetian-style
Object type Goblet
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions (general) Height : 20,2 cm
Diameter : 9,3 cm
Makers Glass blower: Anonymous
Engraver: Willem Mooleyser
Accession number 114 (KN&V)
Credits Uit de nalatenschap van / from the estate of: Dr. E. van Rijckevorsel 1928
Department Applied Arts & Design
Acquisition date 1928
Age maker Unknown
Collector Collector / Elie van Rijckevorsel
Exhibitions Dr. Elie van Rijckevorsel - Een verzameling verzamelingen (2011)
Research Alma
Material Soda glass > Glass > Inorganic material > Material > Material and technique
Object Goblet > Chalice > Drinking glass > Drinking ware > Glass service and glassware > Kitchen and household > Utensil
Technique Venetian-style > Glass blowing techniques > Glass technique > Technique > Material and technique
Diamond point engraving > Engraving > Engraved > Manual > Intaglio printing techniques > Printing technique > Technique > Material and technique
Place of manufacture Rotterdam > South Holland > The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe
Geographical origin The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe

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