Spanish Cantir
Spanish Cantir
Spanish Cantir
Spanish Cantir
Spanish Cantir

Spanish Cantir

c. 1750 Spain

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An extremely fine Spanish Catalan lattimo twist cantir

These were frequently used as wedding gifts in Spain from the 17th century.

Although examples are known from the late 17th century it is generally accepted that the Catalan lattimo decorated Cantirs date to the early 18th century.

Glass production in Catalonia dwindled due to severe deforestation after 1720 and relocated to Segovia, it is worthy of noting that the lattimo design does not appear to have been used following the relocation.

An almost identical example is held within the EL MUSEU DEL CÀNTIR D'ARGENTONA reference 109786.14 and is dated c1720
See Corning Museum of Glass bequest 79.3.370 and 79.3.479
The Victoria and Albert displays accession number 743-1898 and dated to “17th-18th century” in case 12, shelf 2 of the glass room.
Very minor damage to bird
Height 33.00 cm (12.99 inches)
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