These beautiful vintage glasses hail from Mexico and are caged near the base with iron metal. I know these as "caged glasses" but I've also heard the term "imprisoned glass," in which the glass is blown directly into the metal and looks as if it is molded into the cage. There are several well-known glass masters, such as Mexican artist Camilo Avalos of Avalos Glassworks or Felipe Derflingher, who created blown caged glasses. I have collected and sold both of those artists, and in all honesty, I am not sure if this set is by either. What I do know is that are fabulous, gorgeous amber glass, which is almost a burnt caramel color, and the tall design makes them versatile. The glasses are handmade and therefore not uniform. Some are just a bit larger than others, and that is the beauty of these pieces--they are perfectly imperfect.
Each glass measures a little over 7" tall, again, give or take, and 2-3/4" in diameter. They each hold about 14oz, but more if you fill them to the very top. Together weigh around four pounds. Pontil points a bit rough. No chips nor cracks but there are some bubbles that hit the surface per the photos.
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