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Wine glass

  • Place of origin:

    Rotterdam (made)

  • Date:

    1689 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mooleyser, Willem (engraver (inciser))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Diamond-engraved glass, with applied prunts

  • Credit Line:

    Wilfred Buckley Collection

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Glass, Room 131, case 50

Place of Origin

Rotterdam (made)


1689 (made)


Mooleyser, Willem (engraver (inciser))

Materials and Techniques

Diamond-engraved glass, with applied prunts

Marks and inscriptions

Signed 'W. M.', dated '4m. 19dach 1689' (19th April 1689) and inscribed 'T'Welvaren Vant Lieve Vaderlandt 1689' and 'Concordia Res Parvae crescunt' (Unity makes the weak powerful) (diamond-engraved)
Signature; date; decoration


Height: 28.5 cm

Descriptive line

Wine glass (Roemer), engraved by Willem Mooleyser, Rotterdam, 1689-1689

Labels and date

Engraved with the Arms of the Dutch Republic, the Seven United Provinces, and William and Mary of Orange. Below the shields are numbers of the towns and villages of the provinces. []

Production Note

Cf. A roemer an even larger Roemer with the arms of William III; the Dutch Republic; The Dutch Admiralty; Holland; Schiedam and the Van der Goes family and monogramme: 'WM 1692/4Maent/28dagh Rotter/dam' (Cat. Met rad en diamant 1989, nr. 89




Diamond-point engraving

Subjects depicted

Coats of arms


ELISE; Images Online; Glass; Drinking; Royalty


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