An Anglo-Venetian or façon de Venise wine glass, circa 1690
Lot 3
An Anglo-Venetian or façon de Venise wine glass, circa 1690
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Lot Details
An Anglo-Venetian or façon de Venise wine glass, circa 1690
Probably English, the conical funnel bowl decorated with an even arrangement of 'nipt diamond waies', on two graduated mereses and a quatrelobed knop above a smaller merese, with a small basal knop and conical folded foot, 13.2cm high

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Peter Meyer Collection
    With Pierre Polus, Brussels, 10 August 1982

    A very similar glass in the Fitzwilliam Museum, ref. C.595.1961, is illustrated in their glass catalogue, fig.189. Reference is made to a crizzled example published by Robert Charleston, Early Glasses, Glass Circle News no.124, p.94, fig.9
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