Ancient Glass Blog of The Allaire Collection

NAMING THE STEMS ON TWO FAÇON DE VENISE WINE GLASSES

Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on May 17, 2021

Example: 13

FAÇON DE VENISE WINE GLASS #36 of Elisabeth & Theo Zandbergen

Dimensions: H: 15,1 cm.; ø cuppa 7,7, cm.; ø foot 9,6 cm.; weight 153,6 gram

Origen & Date: Southern Netherlands around 1650

Stem Definition: a hollow and flattened dumb-bell knops between two thin mereses or a double hollow flattened spherical knops between two merese with a wide folded flat foot

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Example: 15

LIEGE FAÇON DE VENISE GLASS #55 of Elisabeth & Theo Zandbergen

 Dimensions: ­ 18,6 cm.; ­ stem 10,4 cm.; ø bowl 8,2 cm.; ø foot 8 cm.; weight 108 gram

 Origin & Date: Southern Netherlands, Liege, mid-17th century.

Stem Definition: a compound repeating pattern of a small hollow knop attached larger hollow knop separated by a merese with two pinched (blue) ornaments

Description: The stem of this Liege Façon de Venise glass has a restrained exuberance characteristic for that time for the Southern Netherlands but, is still quite vivid from the two pinched blue ornaments. The spiralled trumpet optically blown bowl is set via a merese to the first small hollow knop directly followed by the largest somewhat flattened hollow knop to which the blue ornaments are attached. Followed by a merese connecting to a concave formed transition piece set to another hollow knop followed by a merese connecting to a short solid section which connects to the conical foot.

Material: soda glass.

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  1. wynkin said, on May 17, 2021 at 6:39 am

    I prefer the first one, but would not say no to the other.


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