Whenever you sit down at the table, you will run across items like saucers, plates and even serving bowls that are made of glass. What are some of the glass pieces that you may not run across on a modern table?
Epergne—this is a centerpiece that is ornamental, and you will find it on a dining table. This item is used for holding flowers or fruit. The horns in the center of it are detachable, and there are examples with as many as 5 horns.
Finger bowl—this is a bowl that has water in it for you to wash off your fingers during a meal.
Cream soup bowl—this is a two-handled bowl. The reason for the two handles is so you can hold them while you drink the soup instead of using a spoon.
This is a small handful of the pieces of glassware that you may not see on a modern kitchen table. What are some of the other items like this that you have run across?