Georgian Flammiform Ale Glass c1730
Heading : Georgian ale glass
Period : George II
Date : c1710 - 1740
Origin : England
Colour : Clear
Bowl : Conical with flammiform moulding
Foot : Domed and folded
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead
Size : 13.3cm tall with a 6.6cm bowl and 7cm foot
Condition : 15mm annealing crack in the lower fold. This is from manufacture
Restoration : None
Weight : 133 grams
Glasses of this type were produced for a long period. The foot is domed and this is indicative of an earlier date. The stem is comprised of a blade knop ( merese) above a ball knop and cushion. This is also indicative of an earlier date. Finally the glass is not thinly blown as one would expect with very early examples.
Old English Drinking Glasses Their Chronology and Sequence By Grant R. Francis F.S.A – Page 5 Plate II.4.
Glass By E. Barrington Haynes – Plate 63b.
The Turnbull Collection of English 18th Century Drinking Glasses By Martine S. Newby – Page 11.
Dwarf Ale Glasses and their Victorian Successors By Stephen Parry – Page 2.
English Glass By Sydney Crompton - Plate 24.
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