Ancient Glass Blog of The Allaire Collection

Facon de Venise Spanish Footed Salt

Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on May 31, 2016

Facon de Venise Spanish Footed Salero

A small Spanish Facon de Venise footed salt possible Catalonia, of straw-tint. The bowl is straight-sided with rounded base applied with six scroll handles of alternating blue and straw tint, above a spreading foot with bulbous collar and folded rim.  The bowl did have a lid. Thanks to Hans van der Weijden’s comment and also for sending a picture.  We are now able to show an example with a lid below.  The glass shown with lid is from the Museum for Decorative Arts in Barcelona, Spain.

H: 8.7cm, 3 3/8 inches

17th C

Ref: Fragil Transparencia, 2011 #84 & 85

71E Spanish Footed Bowl

Hans van der Weijden #100

Hans van der Weijden
#100 is like our 71E with the lid

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  1. Hans van der Weijden said, on May 27, 2015 at 9:32 am

    Dear Mr. and Mrs. Allaire, A few months ago I made this picture in the museum for decorative arts in Barcelona. As you can see the salero (#100) looks like yours and has a lid!

    I enjoy receiving your posts and reading your blog. Thank you, Hans van der Weijden Maastricht, the Netherlands

    > Op 26 mei 2015, om 08:48 heeft Ancient Glass Blog of The Allaire Collection het volgende geschreven: > >

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