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Rare Georgian Wheel Engraved Absolon Type Tumbler c1790

Heading : Rare Georgian wheel engraved tumbler
Period : George III
Origin : England
Colour : Clear
Bowl : Barrel shaped. Wheel engraved with a hop and barley. Strong pucella marks
Foot : High kick base 
Pontil : Polished
Glass Type : Lead 
Size :  9.5cm height, 6.5cm diameter rim, 4.5cm diameter base 
Condition : No chips or cracks. One small air bubble protrudes from the glass.
Restoration : None 
Weight: 153 grams 

A rare Georgian drinking glass. Why use a modern highball glass or cocktail glass when there are pieces like this available. This would make for a great vessel for gin & tonic, whiskey, or any drink you fancy.

References :

For an example of a similar shape, favoured by Absolon of Great Yarmouth, see  Bonham's: https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/25308/lot/43/

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  • Product Code: 2019043009
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  • £140.00

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