This is a quite extraordinary glass because not only is it a very large goblet, but also because it is a cup-bowl shape. It would also be an utterly wonderful glass from which to enjoy a fine burgundy or even a cognac.
The bowl is almost hemispherical, but is somewhat taller and curves inwards at the lip, making it a very practical glass. It rests on a plain stem and on a conical folded foot.
The glass is finely made, although there is a small (1/8", 0.2 cm) air bubble on one side of the bowl - which can be seen in our photograph, and which does not detract from the glass.
Dimensions: 7.8", 19.8 cm. high
From the collection of Hugh Johnson
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