Wine glass

  • US 8,875,935 B2
  • Filed: 10/03/2013
  • Issued: 11/04/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/05/2003
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A beverage glass, comprising:

  • an upper generally shell-shaped body terminating at an upper rim in an open mouth;

    a lower base at a lower end of said upper body, said lower base defining a recessed annular moat surrounding an upstanding central punt; and

    an upwardly concave central inner cup circumscribed by and extending downwardly into said punt, said inner cup having an outer convex surface entirely externally accessible for convenient fingertip support;

    wherein said upper body, said lower base, and said inner cup are substantially transparent; and

    wherein said upper body and said central cup cooperatively define a focal zone extending generally from about ½

    inch above said cup to about ½

    inch below said mouth to magnify light entering the glass through said cup, for correspondingly magnifying liquid contained within said cup.

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