Ancient Glass Blog of The Allaire Collection

FAÇON DE VENISE TUSCAN WINE GLASS

Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on February 8, 2019

(122E) Allaire Collection Tuscan Wine Glass

Description:The glass has a bucket bowl with rounded base with gadrooning (messa stampaura) of twelve ribs.  Around the bowl a colorless thread is wound seven times. The hollow stem consists of two hollow knops with a straight part in between called a spool stem.  Conical foot with folded rim.

Material: Cristallo or vitrum blanchum, Height: 12.6 cm, Diameter of bowl 7.0 cm, Diameter of foot 7.1 cm,

Date: End of the Sixteenth Century, Origin: Tuscany/Venice

Parallels: Fragili Trasparenze: Vetri Antichi in Toscana, Anna Laghi 1990, P. 4, 51 (plain bowl), Elisabeth & Theo Zandbergen glass collection,  Example 20 seen below.

Example 20

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  1. theozandbergen said, on November 5, 2017 at 11:13 am

    Nice posting. See for a comparable glass the section on stem formations (section 9) Great to see 2 almost identical glasses on the site.


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