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Large Engraved Early 19th Century Glass Tankard

Heading : 19th Century glass tankard
Date : 1790- 1830
Origin : Holland
Colour : Clear
Bowl : Barrel form, engraved with a floral and foliate band. Applied hollow strap handle and a rib moulded base
Pontil : Radial moulded
Glass Type : Soda
Size : 14.2cm tall and approximately 11.5cm in diameter
Condition : Good. A short and stable stress crack on the upper terminal of the handle as shown
Restoration : None
Weight : 704 grams

Hollow handles are known on Dutch tankards from the 17th century. These are invariably straight sided or baluster shaped, often called "Dutch jugs". Some 18th century examples with hollow handles are tapered. Barrel shapes were first produced in glass in the third quarter of the 18th century and into the early 19th century. The rib moulding and radial moulded base is typical of production from 1790 to 1830.

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  • Product Code: 2016110269
  • Availability: Sold
  • £65.00

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