Ancient Glass Blog of The Allaire Collection

Example 8

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

Example 8

84E French WineFaçon de Venise Glass # 84E Allaire Collection

Dimensions: H= 16 cm, Stem H = 6.0  Weight = 70.5 grams,  Date = Early 17th century

Origin: The Netherlands or France

Stem definition: hollow knop and inverted baluster

Description: The glass has a trumpet-shape bowl with a broad mouth a hollow knop and inverted baluster stem on a flat circular foot.

Remarks: This is an early 17th century Facon de Venise goblet in a classic shape and in excellent condition.

Ref: Rijksmuseum #16, Christie’s Mar. 2000 #139

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