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Engraved Dwarf Ale Glass c1780

Heading : Engraved dwarf ale glass c1780
Period : c1780
Origin : England 
Colour : Clear 
Bowl : Tapered conical
Stem : Plain
Foot : Conical
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead 
Size :  11.8cm height,  5.3cm diameter bowl, 6.3cm diameter foot 
Condition : Very good, a few bubbles in the foot from manufacture
Restoration : None 
Weight:  128 grams 

A late eighteenth century dwarf ale glass attractively wheel engraved with hops and barley.  A classic glass from a few decades after Hogarth's engraving 'Beer Street' endorsed the qualities of drinking ale over the evils of 'Gin Lane'.

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  • Product Code: 2019111306
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  • £40.00

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