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Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on October 17, 2016


Glass # 52 Façon the Venise wine glass of Elisabeth & Theo Zandbergen

Description: A Façon the Venise wine glass with a  (pre) mold and optically blown funnel shaped bowl being decorated in almost a “sidonian – style”, with faint fluted ribs accentuated on the top with roundels. The decoration has been softened thru the way the bowl has been finished. The bowl is set via a short full glass section on the hollow ribbed inverted baluster stem set directly to the slight conical foot.

Material: soda glass

Dimensions: H= 12,1 cm.; ø bowl 6,3 cm.; ø foot 6,6 cm.; weight 44 grams.

Origin: France, a so called fougère glass, first Q. 18th century.

Parallels ao.:- Jacqueline Bellanger, Verre d’usage et de prestige, France 1500 – 1800 pg. 481, 484, 485,- Pijzel-Dommisse & Eliëns, Glinsterend Glas, pg. 88 nr.126 with more or less the same bowl decoration as this glass,-  Page at all, Beyond Venice, glass in Venetian Style, 1500-1750, pg. 163 fig. 24.

Provenance: – Frides Laméris Amsterdam,

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