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Engraved Folded Foot Hollow Stem Wine Glass c1810

Heading : Engraved 19th Century Hollow Stem Wine Glass
Period : George III- George IV c1810
Origin : England 
Colour : Green
Bowl : Tulip shape engraved with fruiting vines
Stem : Hollow with six applied raspberry prunts
Foot : Conical folded
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead 
Size :  12.5cm height,  5.4cm diameter bowl, 7.3cm diameter foot 
Condition : Excellent, no chips or cracks. Some clinker trapped within the fold of the foot and fine inclusions within the glass
Restoration : None 
Weight:  164grams

The use of folded feet did enjoy a brief revival in the early 19th century as a result of changes made in the tax treatment of glass and it's raw materials. This is the 7th example that we have offered for sale. Intended for Hock a favourite tipple of the Hanoverian elite.

 

 

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  • Product Code: 21042221
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  • £95.00


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