Flügelglas, anonymous, c. 1650 - c. 1700

Flügelglas, anonymous, c. 1650 - c. 1700

glassblowing, h 19.5cm × d 8.6cm More details

The stem of this glass consists of a hollow blown thread of transparent and blue glass, symmetrically twisted in complex loops. Because of the shape of the stem resembles bird or insect wings, this form is known in English by the German term Flügelglas (‘winged glass’).

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