'Pfeiffer' Port Wine, c.1890

Kosta (attr.), Sweden

£90 (approx. € EUR / $ USD)

A set of four antique cut crystal port wine or apéritif glasses in a traditional 'Pfeiffer' form, made in Sweden between c.1890-1910.

Of of exceptional quality, they were possibly produced by Kosta, for identical - but undecorated - forms appear in their 1890 catalogue under the name 'Nordenskjöld'.

'Pfeiffer' was introduced to a variety of Scandinavian glassworks around 1860, with incredibly elegant panel-cut tapering stems, finished with a carved 'notch' to the top to accentuate the volume of a large and delicate bowl.

The style of the rather understated cut pattern - a minimal array of interlaced stars and fans - would indicate production of the very late 19th century or very early 20th.

Features

  1. Glass Material:
  2. 130mm / " Height:
  3. 55mm / " Width or Diameter:
  4. Sweden Country of Origin:
  5. 1900s-1910s Period of Manufacture:
  6. Lightest age-commensurate wear Vintage Condition:

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