Roemer in Dark Amber glass: 19th century
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Roemer in Dark Amber glass, tulip shape bowl drawn into a wide, hollow stem, on a conical blown foot which is threaded on the outside. Rigoree band at the base of the bowl with three raspberry prunts on the stem. Traditional small Rhineland wine glasses were made by Powell's from the 1850s and Harry Powell noted that amber was one of the first of the firm's somber colours introduced in the 1870s.
1870 AD - 1900 AD