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Example 11

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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

Example 10

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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

Example 10

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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

Example 9

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Example 9

87E Gadrooned Wine Glass

87E Gadrooned Wine Glass

Facon de Venise  Gadrooned Wine Glass 87E of Allaire Collection

H: 15.1 cm, Stem H: 6.0 cm, W: 60.5 grams, D: 1650

Stem Type: A wrythen hollow knopped stem

Description: This fine Facon de Venise wine glass has a flared bowl with gadrooned base on a wrythen hollow knopped stem attached to a conical folded foot. Perhaps English, (possibly from one of the Duke of Buckingham’s glass houses) or from the Netherlands.

Example 8

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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

Example 7

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Example 7

Venetian Glass #79E of Allaire Collection

Dimensions: H= 17 cm, Stem H = 7.5  Weight = 54.8 grams, Date = 17th century

Origin: Venice

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

Example 4

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Example 4

72E Goblet

72E Goblet

Facon de Venise Goblet with Twisted Stem 72E of Allaire Collection

H: 19 cm goblet;  H: 11.5 cm stem;  Weight: 96 g. D: Mid 17th Centur

Stem Type:  A a wrythen stem outlined with pincered trails in contrasting blue glass

Description: The clear conical bowl sets on a wrythen stem outlined with pincered trails in contrasting blue glass, with a plain conical foot.

Example 3,5,6

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Example 3,5,6

from left to right 68E, 77E, 76E French verre de fougere

from left to right 68E, 77E, 76E French verre de fougere

Three French Verre de Fougère, ” pivette” Drinking Glasses of Allaire Collection

68E  H: 12.2 cm, stem 7.0 cm, W: 44.0 grams, D: Early 18th Century

77E  H:  13.3 cm, stem 4.0 cm, W: 40.0 grams, D: Early 18th Century

76E  H: 11.0 cm, stem 5.5 cm, W: 45.1 grams, D: Early 18th Century

Description:

68E: The glass has a straw tint with a pattern-molded bucket bowl with a hollow stem on a plain foot.

77E: The glass has a straw tint with a pattern-molded conical bowl with a hollow stem on a plain foot.

76E:  The glass has a straw tint with a pattern-molded bucket bowl on a hollow slightly incised stem on a plain foot.

Example 2

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Example 2

Example 2

Example 2

32E Venetian Wine Goblet

Venetian Wine Goblet 32E of Allaire Collection

Dimensions: H: 15.3 cm, Stem H: 5.0 cm, W: 70.8 grams, D: First half of 17th Century

Stem Type: A tall hollow “a jambe” meaning like a leg or cigar-shaped stem rests on a merese (collar).

Description: Cristallo wine glass has a bell-shaped bowl decorated with gadrooning and a thin clear glass thread circling the center. The tall hollow “a jambe” meaning like a leg or cigar-shaped stem rests on a merese (collar)  attached to a wide circular foot.

Example 1

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Example 1

Allaire Collection 26E Facon de Venise Wine Glass with Hollow-blown knop, Spanish 18th Century

Facon de Venise Wine Glass (Spanish) 26E of Allaire Collection

Dimensions: H= 10.5 cm, Stem H = 3.0  Weight = 9.9 grams, Date = 18th century

Origin: Catalonia, Spain

Stem definition: Hollow, inverted baluster stem

Description: This straw colored wine has a bucket bowl with a hollow baluster stem and folded foot. Glassmakers of Catalonia in the 18th century often imitated the Venetian styles but added their own distinctive creativity.

Ref: Frothingham # 39A

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