Ancient Glass Blog of The Allaire Collection

VENETIAN GLASS

Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on October 7, 2012

Example 22 and #93a Venetian of Elisabeth & Theo Zandbergen

Dimensions: H = 19 cm.; ø rim = 8,1 cm.; ø foot = 8,4 cm.; weight = 73,9 gram.

Origin & Date: This glass is most probably a Tuscan wine glass, first half 17th century ~ 1625.

Stem Type: This is a so called stem “a tige” or like a twig with an merese connecting stem to foot.

Description: The bowl is directly set to the hollow stem which is connected by a merese to the rather flat foot. The glass has a faint somewhat smokey color.  The glass is similar to #93 (Example 16) except for color, connecting merese, origin and date.

 

 

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