Pontarlier Frosted Absinthe Glass, Set of 2
This popular glass, this mouth blown piece is an exact replica of the legendary Pontarlier Absinthe Glass. Originally named after the glass first appeared in a late 19th century advertisement for the absinthe producer Pernod Fils, which featured its hometown newspaper from Pontarlier, France (see photo). The small, sleepy town of Pontarlier was once the largest maker of absinthe in the world and home to who where considered the best absinthe makers in the world. Pernod Fils, thought to be the best of the best, was the first to take up production there.