Brigitte Dosch, Glass Museum"In England, New Zealand and Ireland, everyone knows this glass - that's why it's a highlight of my English-language tours of the glass museum," says Brigitte Dosch about her favourite piece - the so-called "Yard of Ale": a tall beer glass that, at around 91 cm long, holds around 1.14 litres. The glass was first mentioned in 1617 and later, in 1685, the high gentlemen are said to have drunk from a flint glass (glass with 24% lead content) like this one at the proclamation of King James II.

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