Ancient Glass Blog of The Allaire Collection

Example 18

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

Example 18

Venetian Glass # 117 of Elisabeth & Theo Zandbergen

Dimensions: H = 16,7 cm.; Stem H = 6,8 cm.; ø bowl = 9,5 cm.; ø foot = 8 cm.; weight = 54,6 gram.

Origin & Date: Venice or Tuscany late 16th early 17th century.

Stem Type: This is a so called kuttrolf stem.

Description: This is a so called kuttrolf stem. The bowl is set via a merese on the double helix hollow twisted stem, set to the flat foot again with a small merese. The so called kuttrolf technique is already known from Roman times.

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