Georgian Wrythen Moulded Ale Glass c1765
Heading : Georgian Somerset wrythen moulded ale glass
Period : George II - George III 1750-1760
Origin : England
Colour : Clear
Bowl : Wrythen moulded
Stem : Two flattened vball knops
Foot : Conical
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead
Size : 13.6cm height, 5.9 cm diameter bowl, 6.6cm diameter foot
Condition : No chips or cracks, the underside of the foot has been polished
Restoration : Removal of scratches under the base
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.
Glasses of this type were produced for a long period. The foot is highly conical and this may be indicative of an earlier date. The weight is comparable with later examples as this is quite thickly blown.
- Product Code: 20052021
- Availability: Sold