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Wine-glass; glass; broad hemispherical bowl resting on baluster stem flanked by denticulating wings, white streaking; glass ornamented with vertical white bands of filigree.

Wine-glass, Venice, 17th century © Trustees of the British Museum

glass; broad hemispherical bowl resting on baluster stem flanked by denticulating wings, white streaking; glass ornamented with vertical white bands of filigree. Height: 12.8 centimetres. Bequeathed by Felix Slade. S.649. Acquisition date 1868. British Museum.

Bibliography: Tait, Hugh, The Golden Age of Venetian Glass, London, British Museum, BMP, 1979, 108
Nesbitt, A, Catalogue of the Collection of Glass formed by Felix Slade, London, 1871, p.116, fig.196