Ancient Glass Blog of The Allaire Collection

ENGLISH GLASS BOTTLE WITH RASPBERRY PRUNTS

Posted in 3. European Glass, CATEGORIES OF GLASS TYPES ON THIS SITE, English Glass by Allaire Collection of Glass on February 14, 2019

(99E) English Glass Bottle with Raspberry Prunt H: 11.2 cm, D: 1690

 

This is a colorless gourd-shape flask decorated with gadrooning on the bottom and a raspberry prunt centered on each side. A similar glass vessel is in the Batchelor collection at The Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge and was on display from December 2018 to March 3, 2019.

 

 

 

English Facon de Venise Glass Tazza

Posted in 3. European Glass, CATEGORIES OF GLASS TYPES ON THIS SITE, English Glass, Venetian & Facon de Venise Glass by Allaire Collection of Glass on January 30, 2019

(111E) Allaire Collection

A small tazza made of clear soda glass with a shallow tray gently curving up at the edge. The spreading conical base has a folded foot.  This is a product of one of the Duke of Buckingham’s glass factories in England which were active around the 1670’s. The tazza illustrates the influence of Venetian style of glassmaking and use of soda glass prior to the introduction of leaded glass later in the British market of the 18th Century.

D: 1670

H: 3cm

D: 13cm

AMERICAN OR ENGLISH GREEN WINE GLASS

Posted in 3. European Glass, CATEGORIES OF GLASS TYPES ON THIS SITE, Early American Glass before 1850, English Glass by Allaire Collection of Glass on December 23, 2018

97E Allaire Collection of Glass H: 3  5/8th  inches   Circa: 1820

This wineglass is blown from brilliant light green lead glass.  It has a circular bowl with heavy tapering cylindrical stem drawn from same gather to a broad circular foot with an in-folded rim.  The wine could be American or English.

Ref: McKearin, 200 Hundred Years of American Blown Glass p 242, plate 61 5&7

Parallels:

Corning Museum of Glass List the wine as American or English 19th century

 

Metropolitan art Museum list the wineglass as from Jersey Glass Co. in Jersey City 1824-1840

Crystal Glass Small Spirit Carafe

Posted in CATEGORIES OF GLASS TYPES ON THIS SITE, English Glass by Allaire Collection of Glass on May 24, 2018

Crystal Glass Small Spirit Carafe

This is an Arts & Crafts small spirit carafe. It is made of fine leaded glass in a clean and pleasing shape. The carafe was made by Powell & Sons (Whitefriars) Ltd in, England. In 1834 James Powell (1774–1840), purchased the Whitefriars Glass Company, a small glassworks off Fleet Street in London, believed to have been established in 1680. The company, mainly known for manufacturing stained glass windows, provided glass to other stained glass firms and a wide range of other handmade glassware. The Whitefriars Co. closed in 1980.

H: 5 ¼ inches
D: 1880

English Wine Glass

Posted in 3. European Glass, CATEGORIES OF GLASS TYPES ON THIS SITE, English Glass by Allaire Collection of Glass on February 28, 2018

Green English wine with blown hollow stem and dome foot

Green English wine glass with blown hollow stem and dome foot. (82E)

82E Green English wine glass with blown hollow stem and dome foot.

 

H: 15 cm

C. 1750

Bickerton # 1154, Fitzwilliam # 225c, Rijksmuseum #230

Amethyst English Pitcher

Posted in 3. European Glass, English Glass by Allaire Collection of Glass on February 23, 2018

This is a beautiful small amethyst pitcher having an optically molded body and perfectly laid on delicate thin handle.

H: 9 cm D: 1780

88E Small Amethyst Pitcher, English

Crystal Glass Small Spirit Carafe

Posted in CATEGORIES OF GLASS TYPES ON THIS SITE, English Glass by Allaire Collection of Glass on February 18, 2018

(118E) Allaire Collection Crystal Glass Small Spirit Carafe

 

This is an Arts & Crafts small spirit carafe. It is made of fine leaded glass in a clean and pleasing shape. The carafe was made by Powell & Sons (Whitefriars) Ltd in, England. In 1834 James Powell (1774–1840), purchased the Whitefriars Glass Company, a small glassworks off Fleet Street in London, believed to have been established in 1680. The company, mainly known for manufacturing stained glass windows, provided glass to other stained glass firms and a wide range of other handmade glassware. The Whitefriars Co. closed in 1980.

H: 5 ¼ inches
D: 1880

English Wine Glass

Posted in 3. European Glass, CATEGORIES OF GLASS TYPES ON THIS SITE, English Glass by Allaire Collection of Glass on February 14, 2018

Green English wine with blown hollow stem and dome foot.

 

Green English wine glass with blown hollow stem and dome foot. (82E)

82E Green English wine glass with blown hollow stem and dome foot.

H: 15 cm C. 1750

Bickerton # 1154, Fitzwilliam # 225c, Rijksmuseum #230

English Green Wine with an Opaque Twist

Posted in 3. European Glass, CATEGORIES OF GLASS TYPES ON THIS SITE, English Glass by Allaire Collection of Glass on December 9, 2017

English Green Wine with an Opaque Twist

                97E-A English Green Wine with an Opaque Twist

Remark: This green wine has a cup-shaped bowl, set on knop with three raspberry prunts, above a clear stem enclosing a double-series opaque-twist and domed foot.

H: 15cm

c. 1765

English Green Opaque Twist Wine

Posted in 3. European Glass, CATEGORIES OF GLASS TYPES ON THIS SITE, English Glass by Allaire Collection of Glass on December 8, 2017

English Green Opaque Twist Wine

97E-B English Green White Twist Wine

                                                                 97E-B English Green White Twist Wine

Remark: This green wine has a cup-shaped bowl, set on a knop with three raspberry prunts, above a clear glass stem enclosing a double-series opaque-twist and domed foot.
H: 15cm
D: 1765
Ref: Bonhams Nov. 30, 2011 #120, Bonhams Dec. 17, 2008 # 286,
Bickerton # 1155

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