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(German) A drinking glass made in the Spessart region of Germany in the 16th century. Although the term is frequently applied to a tall glass resembling a Stangenglas, there is no proof that the usage is correct.
A tall, narrow vessel for spills. Spills are thin strips of wood, or folded or twisted pieces of paper, used for lighting candles, pipes, etc. Taperstick
A tall, narrow container for spoons. Spoon holders were used at the table from the mid-19th century to World War I.
A first-century A.D. Roman mold-blown drinking vessel decorated with fighting gladiators or a chariot race.
A vessel with a narrow neck, sometimes with a diaphragm at the bottom, that causes the contents to emerge drop by drop.
The generic name for decorative windows made of pieces of colored glass fitted into cames and set in iron frames. Strictly speaking, the term is inaccurate because, in addition to glass colored by staining, glaziers used, and continue to use, glass colored throughout by metallic oxide, glass
In glassworking, the process of coloring the surface of glass by the application of silver sulfide or silver chloride, which is then fired at a relatively low temperature. The silver imparts a yellow, brownish yellow, or ruby-colored stain, which can be painted, engraved, or etched.
(German, “pole glass”) A tall, narrow cylindrical drinking vessel (hence the name “pole glass”), usually with a pedestal foot.
The narrow part of a goblet or tazza that separates the bowl and the foot.
The collective name for drinking vessels and serving dishes with a stem supporting the bowl.