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 Chamberlain Square, BIRMINGHAM West Midlands B3 3DH 0121 303 1966 www.bmag.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass

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