Engraved 18th Century Plain Stem Ale Glass c1745

Heading : Engraved Georgian ale glass
Date : c1745
Period : George II
Origin : England
Colour : Clear, blue-grey tone
Bowl : An elongated round funnel bowl engraved with hops and ears barley in saltire
Stem : Plain
Foot : Conical and folded
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead
Size : 16.3cm
tall with a 6.7cm bowl and a 7.1cm foot   
Condition : Excellent
Restoration : None
Weight : 129 grams

Additional Information : Funnel bowls are rarely encountered on ale glasses. We have had very few examples.

References :

Old English Drinking Glasses Their Chronology and Sequence By Grant R. Francis F.S.A – Plate 191.

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