Wine glass

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Wine glass

This wine glass dates from the mid 18th century.

The glass is fashioned in the 'facon de Venise' style, which gives it its distinct spiral stem. As the name suggests, this type of design originated in Venice.

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Online ID: 000-100-102-345-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.MEN 25
Date: c. 1740 - 1760
Mid 18th century
Material: Glass
Dimensions: 5.95" H x 1.95" rim D
What: Wine-glass
Subject: Glass, including wine bottles and bottle stamps (NMAS Classification)
Description: Wine glass with a straight-sided bowl and air twist stem, c. 1740 - 1760
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