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Cristallo glass wine bowl


A cristallo, or crystal glass, wine bowl with diamond point engraving and latticinio. The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust's 1868 Catalogue describes it as 'an elegant Venetian glass bowl of the Shakespearian period'. The bowl was most probably made in Venice in the late 1500s or early 1600s.

  • Measurements

  • Height

    127 mm

  • Diameter

    318 mm

  • Place made

    United Kingdom - England - London - Crutched Friars Glassworks

  • Credit line

    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust