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Gadrooned Wine Glass

Posted in 3. European Glass, CATEGORIES OF GLASS TYPES ON THIS SITE, Venetian & Facon de Venise Glass by Allaire Collection of Glass on June 20, 2016

This is a fine and rare Facon de Venise wine glass. It has a flared bowl with gadrooned base on a wrythen hollow knopped stem attached to a conical folded foot.  Perhaps English, from one of the Duke of Buckingham’s glass houses or from the Netherlands.

H:  15 cm

1650

Ref: Treasures in Glass, Allentown Art Museum, 1966 #39

87E Facon de Venise Gadrooned Wine Glass

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