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Spanish Facon de Venise Wine Glass

Posted in 3. European Glass, CATEGORIES OF GLASS TYPES ON THIS SITE, Spanish Glass, Venetian & Facon de Venise Glass by Allaire Collection of Glass on January 28, 2014

Spanish Facon de Venise Wine Glass

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

H: 10.2 cm

18th Century

Ref: Frothingham # 39A

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

26E Spanish Facon de Venise Wine Glass with hollow-blown knop stem, 18th Century

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Green Late Roman Glass Goblet

Posted in 2. Ancient Glass, CATEGORIES OF GLASS TYPES ON THIS SITE, Roman Glass by Allaire Collection of Glass on January 17, 2014

Green Late Roman Glass Goblet

Transparent pale green glass goblet with conical bowl the rim rounded and slightly thickened showing horizontal tool marks near edge.  The short stem was made separately, then connected.  The folded foot has a hollow tubular edge.  Goblets of similar form have been found dating from late Roman 4th on into the 6th&7th Century.

H: 10 cm

D: 5th to 7th Century

Ref: Corning Vol1 #156, Stern, 2001 #174

52e Late Roman glass goblet 5-7th century

52e Late Roman glass goblet 5-7th century

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