A ‘flute glass’ from Trichay Street

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A ‘flute glass’ from Trichay Street

This tall glass beaker or ‘flute’ of grey glass was found in an early 17th century pit in Trichay Street, Exeter. It belongs to a type of vessel found in London and other English sites and probably made in Southern England. The vessel was made in two pieces, the base (partly missing in this instance) being blown separately from the tall bowl and the two being joined in a second stage of production. Around the bowl are two simple trailed glass threads.

Acknowledgments: RAM Museum