Engraved glass object
1787, The Netherlands
Height 15 cm
Diameter measured on top 12 cm
Detailed engravings with a coin at the bottom.
This glass object was used to rinse grapes (druiven).
The glass has been inscribed with the coat-of-arms of the Netherlands, the Dutch Lion.
Also the text: V. O. which means VIVAT ORANGE, referring to the Royal House of the Netherlands, the House of Orange.
Another referral to the Royal House is the basket with a tree carrying the Dutch Apples of Orange.
Coin Stad Utrecht
The bottom has a spare space with a coin. The coin is dated 1787 and also has the text: Stad Utrecht.
The other side of the coin shows a coat-of-arms.