Small Holy Water Cruet
The colorless glass cruet is decorated on the shoulder with three small pincered handles and spout. The looped handle on top features a St. Jacob’s shell fashioned from a dip mold of sixteen points.
France: mid-18th Century
H: 15.5 cm
Ref: The Van Beek Collection, Lameris, 2015, #50, Verre O Usage et de Prestige: France 1500-1800, Bellanger, 1988, p.329
This is an early 17th century Facon de Venise goblet in a classic shape and in excellent condition.
H: 16.5 cm, D: 10.4 cm
Early 17th Century
References: Rijksmuseum #15, Christie’s Mar. 2000 #139, Facon de Venise Wine Goblet from the collection of Elizabeth & Theo Zandbergen. Seen in the picture on the right.
Three Facon De Venise Wine Glasses from France
68E: is a small Facon de Venise goblet (verre de fougere – Fern Glass) was probably made in France. The glass is of straw tint with a pattern-molded bowl and an elongated inverted baluster hollow stem. H: 12.4 cm
76E: is a Facon de Venise wine goblet (verre de fougere – Fern Glass) was probably made in France. The glass has a straw tint and a conical pattern-molded bowl with a hollow stem.
77E: is a Facon de Venise wine goblet (verre de fougere – Fern Glass) was probably made France. The glass has a straw tint and a pattern-molded bowl on a hollow stem with faint diagonal ribs. H: 11 cm
Date for all: Early 18th Century
Ref: Beyond Venice page163, Rijksmuseum # 235,236, The Collection Engels-De Lange, Lameris # 58, The Van Beek Collection, Lameris, #37, 38
For more information on French fern glass see the essay by Anna Lameris in The Van Beek Collection, 2015 p 98-99
Glass Pinch Bottle
An unusually shaped bottle for modernity, but may not have been for the 18th Century. This is a gourd-shaped colorless glass bottle with tooled trails on the sides and a thumb size pinch in the center sitting on a pad foot. Possibly made in France.
H: 14.5 cm
Mid 18th C
Ref: Verre d’ usage et De Presige, Bellanger P. 379
French Wine Glass
This French wine glass has a bucket bowl, stem with large bladed knop and high folded foot.
H: 13½ cm
Ref: Gros & Delettrez 2006 Lot 175