Stemmed Water Goblet in Bordeaux (Thin Knob Stem) by Bayel |
This pretty, delicate water goblet measures 6-7/8" tall and 3-e/8" across the mouth. It features criss-cross and fan designs, and has the "thin knob" stem. Dates to the 1960's - 1970's.
Bayel has been known for glass work since the year 1300. In 1666 Jean-Baptiste Mazzolay, a Venetian glass master, established a crystal glass works under the aegis of the religious of Clairvaux who were then owners of the premises.
King Louis XIV gave it the label Royal Manufacturer of Crystal in Bayel under letters patent due to the exclusive production and sales between Chaumont and Paris. The factory later became the Royal Crystal of Champagne. Every year thousands of visitors come to see the art of the glassmakers of Bayel.
The crystal works formerly had about 600 employees at the beginning of the 1970s but today there remain only 39.
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