Ribbed bottle flat Viking blue

Item number: AH32008

Glass bottles and drinking objects were extremely precious at that time and had the status of a prestige object.

Category: Historical Glass

22,90 €
≈ £ 21.05

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Shipping time: 2 - 3 days


Shipping weight:
0,30 Kg

Viking ribbed bottle flat

The flat ribbed bottle with blue colouring is a faithful reproduction of the once typical glassware of the Vikings. The beautifully shaped replica not only enriches every Viking table, but also convinces at any time as a decorative unique piece. In the Viking style, the ribbed bottle can be used to pour mead as well as water and wine at any time.

Blue ribbed bottle in a flat design

The high-quality glass bottle is based on an original find from the Viking era. It is dated to the 8th century AD. Due to its traditional production, the glass has the quality characteristics of antique glassware, such as small streaks and bubbles.

  • Replica from the 8th century A.D.
  • height 12 cm x width 10 x depth 6 cm
  • 300 ml volume

The beautifully shaped ribbed bottle in a flat shape is artfully made by traditional glassblowers. In bluish shimmering color, this faithful glass bottle offers a capacity of 300 ml.

The glass of the Vikings

The Viking glasses were made in the early Middle Ages purely by hand on the open fire of the glass blowing furnace. The antique glassware is generally referred to as forest glass. The former glassworks were mainly located in the middle of forests, as these required large quantities of wood for firing the stove. The Viking glass always had a greenish, bluish or brownish colour, which was created by various materials in the quartz sand. Just as typical for the forest glass of the Viking era were small inclusions of air bubbles caused by irregular temperatures during wood firing.
The ribbed bottles widely used by the Vikings were considered to be the vessels of the upper class. Glass bottles and drinking objects were extremely precious at that time and had the status of a prestige object.
Findings of glass drinking utensils are known from numerous Viking settlements in Scandinavia and England.

Versatile Viking Ribbed Bottle

All glass replicas are made in the traditional craftsmanship of the glassblowers and can be used without restriction. The Viking bottle in a flat design should not be missing on any antique Viking board. Serve water and mead to your friends in the blue ribbed bottle, just like the adventurous Vikings once did.

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