Ancient Glass Blog of The Allaire Collection

Example 11

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

Example 11

101E Ring GobletFaçon de Venise Ring Goblet #101E of Allaire Collection

Dimensions: H= 16.3 cm, Stem H = 5.5  Weight = 171.5 grams, Date = 17th century

Origin: possibly Germany or Netherlands

Stem definition: Hollow, baluster stem enclosing an elongated tear.  Funnel-shaped bowl with rounded base and six loops, for suspending ribbed rings, originally six only one remaining. A milled thread applied to the center of bowl with wavy band decoration. Sitting on a low conical foot with folded rim.

Ref: Rijksmuseum Vol. I, 1993 #41, Published: Christie’s Amsterdam May 15, 2007 lot #26

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