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White wine glasses

Contemporary Era, Europe

During the 19th century, vintners from the Canton of Vaud, Switzerland, used such small wine goblets to taste test their wine. Stemmed glasses appeared later as white wine became a beverage to savour.


  • Type: Drinking vessel
  • Place of origin: Switzerland
  • Materials and techniques: Glass
  • Date: circa 1980
  • Dimensions: large stemmed glass: 14 x 6 cm / small stemmed glass: 9.2 x 5 cm / large goblet: 8.5 x 5 cm / small goblet: 7.5 x 4.2 cm
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