Ancient Glass Blog of The Allaire Collection

Example 10

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

Example 10

89E Facon de Venise trick glass C. 1650

89E Facon de Venise trick glass C. 1650

Façon de Venise Trick Glass # 89E Allaire Collection

Dimensions: H = 13 cm, Stem H = 7 cm, Weight = 75 g D = 17th century

Origin: Possibly Venice or Tuscany

Material: “cristallo”

Stem definition: Hollow trumpet shaped stem which starts as a broad foot. A pincered collar is applied to the narrow part of the stem near the double-walled bowl. The goblet has a grayish-lilac tint.

Ref: Christie’s March 28, 2000 # 140 & May 2007 #21, Sothby’s June 16, 1984 #73 & Dec. 18, 2002 #6&7, Rijksmuseum, #155, 156, Lameris, 1991 # 111, “Glass from the Ancient World: the Ray Winfield Smith Collection”, Corning 1957, #241

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