The Hollow End of a Wine Bottle

The big question… but one which is really a matter of custom… In fact, glassblowers in days of yore found it very difficult to achieve a flat bottom that would balance. The idea of the protuberance at the bottom of the bottle made it possible to increase the weight at the base of the object and thereby lend it greater stability.

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