• Antique
  • Code 15929

Venetian Style Glass Goblet Cut and Engraved Ferns Arts and Crafts c 1860

A beautiful antique Victorian Venetian style ( Façon de Venise ) crystal glass water goblet with exquisitely wheel cut engraved ferns decoration. This is a style very popular with the exponents of the Arts and Crafts movement in the UK. It is possibly a design commissioned by William Morris from Philip Webb, and produced by James Powell and Co of the Whitefriars Glassworks London England, for retail by Morris & Co. Another possible maker is Apsley Pellatt and Company of the Falcon Glassworks, Blackfriars, London. This very high quality glass dates to the mid 19th century around 1860, Queen Victoria was on the throne in the UK when this glass was made

This very thin glass has a wide round funnel shaped bowl, sat on a faceted hollow baluster stem on a low domed folded foot. The stem has eight facets and has small crosscuts down the corners of the facets. The thin domed folded foot is further decorated with a ring of fine small printy cuts and has a ground pontil. 

This is a superb quality glass and has the distinctive slightly greyish hue of antique lead glass. It rings beautifully when flicked with a finger.

It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, nor restoration. There are signs of tooling marks and some bubble inclusions in the body of the metal. 

This glass along with the others, which are being sold separately, shown in one of the images are a part of our personal collection that we have listed for sale. This glass is great for use or for a collector of goblets, Arts and Crafts Movement glasses, Victorian glass or items with a Venetian link.

Capacity  580 ml   ( 1 pint)
Height  5  3/4 inches ( 14.7 cm)
Diameter  3 1/2 inches ( 9 cm)
Weight 144 grammes unpacked

References

Page 143  Arthur Negus Guide to British Glass by John Brooks

Page 121 Miller's Glass Antiques Checklist

http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O4287/wine-glass-apsley-pellatt-co/


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