Glass serving bottle by Willem Jacobsz. Van Heemskerk

Engraved in the diamond point technique with the inscription; 'Wiens Mond en Hert voor't quaed zich goed, GOD voed zijn Lichaem en Geomoed, Met overloed van alle goed'.

Details

Medium:
Green tinted glass
Dimensions:
24 cm
Art Fund grant:
£8,500 ( Total: £41,500)
Acquired in:
1988
Vendor:
Heide Hubner

Pontil inscribed 'W.van Heemskerk Aet 63, Ano 1676 in Leyden'.

Provenance

Sotheby's 1986.

Venue details

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square, Birmingham West Midlands B3 3DH 0121 348 8000 www.birminghammuseums.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass

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