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French Wine Glass

Posted in 3. European Glass, CATEGORIES OF GLASS TYPES ON THIS SITE, French Glass by Allaire Collection of Glass on August 23, 2017

French Wine Glass

This French wine glass has a bucket bowl, stem with large bladed knop and high folded foot.

H: 13½ cm

18th C

Ref: Gros & Delettrez 2006 Lot 175

10E French Wine Glass

10E French Wine Glass

SMALL FRENCH GLASS HOLY WATER CRUET

Posted in 3. European Glass, CATEGORIES OF GLASS TYPES ON THIS SITE, French Glass by Allaire Collection of Glass on April 15, 2016

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

102E French glass holy water cruet with a shell finial

102E French glass holy water cruet with a shell finial

Facon de Venise Goblet

Posted in 3. European Glass, CATEGORIES OF GLASS TYPES ON THIS SITE, French Glass, Venetian & Facon de Venise Glass by Allaire Collection of Glass on January 15, 2016

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

Posted in 3. European Glass, CATEGORIES OF GLASS TYPES ON THIS SITE, French Glass, Venetian & Facon de Venise Glass by Allaire Collection of Glass on November 19, 2015

Three Facon De Venise Wine Glasses from France

left to right 68E,76E,77E French wine glasses

left to right 68E,76E,77E French wine glasses

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

68E French Facon de Venise Wine 17th Century

68E French Facon de Venise Wine, Early 18th Century

76E French Facon de Venise Wine 17th Century

76E French Facon de Venise Wine, Early 18th Century

77E French Facon de Venise Wine 17th Century

77E French Facon de Venise Wine, Early 18th Century

Glass Pinch Bottle

Posted in 3. European Glass, CATEGORIES OF GLASS TYPES ON THIS SITE, French Glass by Allaire Collection of Glass on August 26, 2015

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

103E Bottle with Pinched Center

103E Bottle with Pinched Center

French Wine Glass

Posted in 3. European Glass, CATEGORIES OF GLASS TYPES ON THIS SITE, French Glass by Allaire Collection of Glass on July 1, 2013

French Wine Glass

This French wine glass has a bucket bowl, stem with large bladed knop and high folded foot.

H: 13½ cm

18th C

Ref: Gros & Delettrez 2006 Lot 175

10E French Wine Glass

10E French Wine Glass

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