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Somerset Wrythen Moulded Georgian Ale Glass c1780

Heading : Late 18th century Somerset wrythen moulded ale glass
Period : George III - c1780 
Origin : England
Colour : Clear
Bowl : Conical with wrythen moulding. The Somerset style describes the moulding, it progresses from near vertical to horizontal at the rim
Stem : Two ribbed knops and a cushion, all with wrythen moulding continuing from the bowl.
Foot : Conial 
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead
Size :  14cm height, 6.4cm diameter bowl, 7.8cm diameter foot
Condition : Excellent, no chips or cracks 
Restoration : None 
Weight: 147

The shape of antique ale glasses gives them suitability as a champagne glass for the modern drinker. For those wishing to enjoy them for their original purpose we have found some ales that have an alcohol content similar to wine as traditional ale was. 

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  • Product Code: 2019062512
  • Availability: Sold
  • £45.00

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