Ancient Glass Blog of The Allaire Collection

Example 1

Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on October 4, 2011

Example 1

Allaire Collection 26E Facon de Venise Wine Glass with Hollow-blown knop, Spanish 18th Century

Facon de Venise Wine Glass (Spanish) 26E of Allaire Collection

Dimensions: H= 10.5 cm, Stem H = 3.0  Weight = 9.9 grams, Date = 18th century

Origin: Catalonia, Spain

Stem definition: Hollow, inverted baluster stem

Description: This straw colored wine has a bucket bowl with a hollow baluster stem and folded foot. Glassmakers of Catalonia in the 18th century often imitated the Venetian styles but added their own distinctive creativity.

Ref: Frothingham # 39A

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