Alcoholic beverage glass

The glass is complete. It is in three parts: the bowl, the stem and the foot, the stem and the bowl. The bowl has a straight wall and a straight rim; its lower part curves towards the stem, which is solid and straight. The foot is circular. Its profile is conical. The center of the underside of the foot shows a trace left by the pontil, a tool used by the glassmaker to make the glass ; The decoration is cut and painted. The painted decoration is visible on the bowl, while the cut decoration is visible on the bowl and stem. The carved decoration occupies the outer wall of the bowl; on the upper two-thirds, it consists of vertical sections with a pointed base. The lower third of the bowl and the stem are adorned with diamond-shaped facets arranged in a staggered pattern. The painted decoration is gilding, applied to the top of the bowl, as well as to the inner and outer rims.

  • Accession Number 2018.10.906
  • Date 1790 c
  • Materials British lead-colorless glass
  • Measurements 11,7 x 4,252 cm
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  • Accession Number 2018.10.906
  • Date 1790 c
  • Materials British lead-colorless glass
  • Measurements 11,7 x 4,252 cm
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© Collection Pointe-à-Callière, Paul-Gaston L'Anglais fonds,2018.010.0906
Photo by René Bouchard

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