Dimensions: H= 17 cm, Stem H = 7.5 Weight = 54.8 grams, Date = 17th century
Material: cristallo glass
Stem definition: a merese with thin hollow baluster or more appropriately a jambe stem
Description: The glass has a trumpet-shape bowl with a broad mouth resting on a collar or merese with a thin hollow a jambe stem and flat circular foot.
Remarks: Cristallo is a type of soda glass developed in Venice before the 15th century. It was made almost colorless, pale-yellow to smoky gray, so it would resemble Rock-Crystal which is natural quartz or pure silica.
Ref: Golden Age #55, Christie’s March 28, 2000 # 136-139