The giant wine glass is in excellent condition. There are no breaks, chips, cracks, or repair marks on the piece. The glass has been carefully washed and dried but it will need washed again to remove hand prints, etc. after shipping. The glass is so gorgeous it is hard to describe. The sleek stem enlarges at the top and bottom in a way that captures the attention. The glass is super clear. There are a couple of bubbles in these areas which make it all the more captivating.
There are other large wine glasses similar to this one but we noticed the bowl - content-holding section on this one is much larger. Also, this glass is very thick. When looking across the top of this glass it looks as if the top has an ever so slight difference in height. It gives the impression this glass was not made by a machine.
The bottom is also very interesting. While the bottom is quite smooth, the clear glass almost looks “Blenko” in appearance. Blenko glass has a peculiar tear away from the bottom of their glass pieces. This giant wine glass looks somewhat similar. However, it is hard to say if this was actually Blenko.
The purpose of this large glass is mysterious. It could be a ceremonial glass where a group passed around a common drink. However, there are better designs that are much more secure for that purpose than this giant long-stem wine glass.
The glass most likely has many purposes. One in particular is for a wedding ceremony. The couple could each hold on to the stem as they take a drink with their arms interlocked. Also, the glass is no doubt the wine lovers choice because of the potential capacity.
The decorative possibilities for this glass are many. It would enhance nearly any setting. The conversations around this piece would abound. The display curio or china cabinet would be a great home for this glass - if it could fit. The glass would also make a great centerpiece for a candlelight dinner. It is tall enough for each person to look at the other under the bowl of the glass without having to look around the big centerpiece separating them.
The collector would appreciate this piece for many reasons. First, it is in excellent condition. Second, the shape and design are simply breathtaking. Third, the blown glass bubbles are very intriguing and interesting to study. Finally, how many collectors have a giant wine glass like this one? This glass should certainly climb in value as time progresses.
The giant wine glass weighs approximately 3.0 pounds.
The glass stands approximately 23.75” tall.
The rim is 4” wide from outside to outside.
The base is 5” wide.
For a glass this size, it is very stable and table ready. The larger bowl section and the giant stem seem to give balance to this beautiful piece.
The extra items in the pictures are for decoration and/or scale purposes only. They are not included in this listing.
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