Ancient Glass Blog of The Allaire Collection

SHALLOW ROEMER WALD GLASS

Posted in 3. European Glass, CATEGORIES OF GLASS TYPES ON THIS SITE, Roemers by Allaire Collection of Glass on September 25, 2014

This type of Wald glass is called a Roemer.  Roemers (Dutch) or Römer (German) are wine and beer glasses that evolved in the Rhineland and the Netherlands from the 17th Century.  The glass below has a shallow bowl with raspberry prunts on the stem.  A shallow bowl is a less common shape for Roemers. For additional information on Roemers in the collection click on this link

H: 9 cm

2nd Half of 17th Century

Rijksmuseum #204

18E Shallow Roemer 2nd Half of 17th Century H 9cm

18E Shallow Roemer 2nd Half of 17th Century H 9cm

PAIR OF ENGLISH “HOCK” GLASSES 1760

Posted in 3. European Glass, CATEGORIES OF GLASS TYPES ON THIS SITE, English Glass by Allaire Collection of Glass on September 15, 2014

GREEN “HOCK” GLASSES

A pair of green English plain-stemmed wine glasses the cup-shaped bowls have hammered verticle flutes. These green glasses were used for hock wine (white Rhine wine).

H: 6 in.

c. 1760

October 1994

Regency #93
Encyclopedia of glass P. 101

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35E GREEN “HOCK” GLASSES

BOHEMIAN ENGRAVED GOBLET

Posted in 3. European Glass, Bohemian Glass, CATEGORIES OF GLASS TYPES ON THIS SITE by Allaire Collection of Glass on September 8, 2014

Bohemian Engraved Goblet

This is a colorless glass engraved goblet.  The bowl has molded and spiked gadroons, solid stem with knops.  Engraving is a vine decoration. The goblet probably had a lid with a knop which match those on the stem.

H: 8.5 inches

1700-1720

Mersyside County Museum # D29, Christie’s May 15, 2007  sale lot#142 & 143

53E BOHEMIAN ENGRAVED WINE GOBLET 1700-1720

SALVIATI GOBLET

Posted in 3. European Glass, CATEGORIES OF GLASS TYPES ON THIS SITE, Salviati Glass by Allaire Collection of Glass on September 1, 2014

This 1880 clear cristallo goblet is in the style of late 16th early 17th C wines.  The clear stem has blue scroll and clear pincered ornament. Made by the Barovier family for the Salviati Co.

H: 16cm

C. 1880

Barr p28

February 2005

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73E cristallo goblet 1880

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