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VENETIAN AND FACON de VENISE GLASS WINE GOBLETS WITH TRUMPET-SHAPE BOWLS

Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on May 8, 2021

The Naming of Stem Formations

79E Venetian wine glass with trumpet-shape bowl with a broad mouth resting on a collar or merese with a thin hollow a jambe stem and flat circular foot. Dimensions: H= 17 cm, Stem H = 7.5 Weight = 54.8 grams, Date: 17th century Origin: Venice Material: cristallo glass Stem definition:  a merese with thin hollow baluster or more appropriately a jambe stem. Remarks: Cristallo is a type of soda glass developed in Venice before the 15th century. It was made almost colorless, pale-yellow to smoky gray, so it would resemble Rock-Crystal which is natural quartz or pure silica. Ref: The Golden Age of Venetian Glass, Hugh Tait 1979 #55, Christie’s March 28, 2000 # 136-139

84E Façon de Venise Glass with a trumpet-shape bowl with a broad mouth a hollow knop and inverted baluster stem on a flat circular foot. Dimensions: H= 16 cm, Stem H = 6.0 Weight = 70.5 grams, Date: Early 17th century Origin: The Netherlands or France Stem definition: hollow knop and inverted baluster Remarks: This is an early 17th century Facon de Venise goblet in a classic shape and in excellent condition. Ref: Glass in the Rijksmuseum Vol. I #16, Christie’s Mar. 2000 #139

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