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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

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