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Champagne Glass

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1885M1134
Collection:Applied Art - Glass
Date:1870 - 1890


This champagne glass, from Austria, has a quatrefoil bowl, a facet cut stem and engraved decoration. It was made using the method of mould blowing; where a bubble of molten glass is blown into a mould, which determines both the shape, and in some cases, the surface decoration.

Purchased from the VandA, with monies from the Industrial Art Museum Fund, 1872.

Further Information

Production Period:19th Century
Medium:Mould blown and cut lead glass.
Material(s):Lead glass
Place of Origin:Austria


Height:13 cm
Diameter:8.5 cm