Cranberry Red Wine Glass, English Early 1900s
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Beautiful dessert wine glass in vivid cranberry red colour, on a crystal clear stem, the bowl with engraved bands; antique English Edwardian period from the early 1900s. Cranberry colour was achieved by adding gold to the glass, which made these items quite expensive.
Size: Height: 12 cm Diameter: 6.7 cm
Edwardian period (1901-1910) came after a long Victorian era. The items that usually were spectacularly opulent, became much more elegant and refined. Good design became fashionable and in homewares the focus shifted from decoration to usability. Most Edwardian items have a distinctive refined look.
Facts of Lavish “Champagne is the only wine that leaves a woman beautiful after drinking it” — said Madame de Pompadour, as the story goes. We may add — in moderation.