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Facon de Venise Wine Glass

Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on April 20, 2016

Facon de Venise Wine Glass

This delicate wine is from Northern France or Southern Netherlands and is made in the Venetian style of glassmaking. The vessel has a pointed round funnel bowl with a stem of a flattened knop and base knop. The foot is funnel-shaped with a turned under edge. A faint purple tint can be seen throughout this diminutive glass. Also see “Stems”.

H: 11.5 cm
D: c. 1700

113E Facon de Venise wine glass

113E Facon de Venise wine glass

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