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a glass of inclination

Wine glass with rounded funnel bowl. Air bubble in thick base of the bowl. To the lower side of the bowl half a knob. Six sided panel shaped stem (or a so-called Silezian stem) with six diamond shaped decoration on the shoulders. Conical foot with folded foot rim.

On the bowl a wheel engraving of a gentleman offering a large glass of wine to a lady. Above the couple the inscription:

HET GLASIE VAN INCLINATY (the glass of inclination)

On the opposite side a radiant sun, made of one large lens with four smaller lenses.

Leadglas with Dutch engraving.

First half eighteenth century.

Height: 15,3 cm


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