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List of glassware


This list of glassware includes drinking vessels (drinkware) and tableware used to set a table for eating a meal, general glass items such as vases, and glasses used in the catering industry. It does not include laboratory glassware.

Drinkware, beverageware (colloquially referred to as cups) is a general term for a vessel intended to contain beverages or liquid foods for drinking or consumption.

The word cup comes from Middle English cuppe, from Old English, from Late Latin cuppa, drinking vessel, perhaps variant of Latin cupa, tub, cask. The first known use of the word cup is before the 12th century.

Tumblers are flat-bottomed drinking glasses.



  • Collins glass, for a tall mixed drink
  • Dizzy Cocktail glass, a glass with a wide, shallow bowl, comparable to a normal Cocktail glass but without the stem
  • Highball glass, for mixed drinks
  • Iced tea glass
  • Juice glass, for fruit juices and vegetable juices.
  • Old Fashioned glass, traditionally, for a simple cocktail or liquor "on the rocks". Contemporary American "rocks" glasses may be much larger, and used for a variety of beverages over ice
  • Shot glass, a small glass for up to four ounces of liquor. The modern shot glass has a thicker base and sides than the older whiskey glass
  • Table-glass or stakan granyonyi
  • Water glass
  • Whiskey tumbler, a small, thin-walled glass for a straight shot of liquor
  • Beer stein – large mug traditionally with a hinged lid
  • Pilsner glass, for pale lager
  • Pint glass, for an Imperial pint of beer or cider
  • Pony glass, for a 140ml of beer, a "short" or "small" beer
  • Tankard, a large drinking cup, usually with a handle and a hinged cover
  • Wheat beer glass, for wheat beer (Weizenbier)
  • Yard glass, a very tall, conical beer glass, with a round ball base, usually hung on a wall when empty
  • Handle – 425ml New Zealand beer glass
  • Jug – 750–1000ml served at pubs in New Zealand
  • Middy – 285ml (10 fl. oz.) Australian beer glass (New South Wales)
  • Glass – 200ml (7 fl. oz.) Australian beer glass (Queensland and Victoria)
  • Pot – 285ml (10 fl. oz.) Australian beer glass (Queensland and Victoria).
  • Schooner – 425ml (15 fl. oz.) Australian beer glass, 285 ml (10 fl. oz.) in South Australia
  • Art glass, glassware that is modern art
  • Glass container, container made from glass
  • Laboratory glassware, a variety of equipment, traditionally made of glass, used for scientific experiments
  • Pitcher, a container, usually with a spout for pouring its contents
  • Punch bowl, a bowl that punch is put in, generally used in parties
  • Vase, an open container often used to hold flowers
  • Bong, a smoking device often made from glass
  • Peking glass, a Chinese form of Overlay glass, often in the form of snuff boxes or vases.
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