Small Glass Pocket Tumbler with White Trailing
This tumbler is a golden honey color with thin white trailing. This piece is unusual because of its color, type of trailing and its small size. A glass pocket tumbler was carried by a traveler in a pouch or pocket and used for drinking. A large number of pocket tumblers were made in Spain from the early-17th though the late-18th century. The origin of the piece could be Spain, or Germany. No parallels could be found.
H: 7.3 cm
American Expanded-Diamond Glass Salt
This cobalt blue salt was made by blowing the glass into a diamond mold pattern, then expanded and shaped.
H: 3 inches
Ref: Spillman I #175
Pittsburgh Glass Creamer
This beautiful creamer is made of colorless leaded glass and has a pattern-molded body with 15 ribs. Its shape is typically Mid-western probably Pittsburgh .
H: 7 1/8 inches
Inness-Pittsburgh # 162
Wrythen Jelly or Syllabub Glass
This glass is probably from England and used to service jelly or Syllabub. Syllabub is a traditional English dessert, popular from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century. It is usually made from rich milk or cream seasoned with sugar and lightly curdled with wine. Recipes date back to the Tudor Dynasty.
H: 4 ¼ inches
Germanic Wine Glass
This German wine or goblet has a molded bowl, a stem with large bladed knop and folded foot. This glass was bought more than two years before the Germanic wine with gold rim (22E) in the following post and from a different source. This glass is slightly cruder and the molded bowl is not as sharp as the gold rimmed twin. They may have been made at the same factory and perhaps by the same hand nearly three hundred years ago.
This German wine glass or goblet has a molded bowl with a gold-leaf band on the rim. The stem has a large bladed knop and the foot is folded.