Georgian Half-Wrythen Moulded Ale Glass c1780

Heading : Georgian Half-Wrythen Moulded Ale Glass
Date : c1780
Period : George III
Origin : English
Colour : Clear
Bowl : Conical with wrythen moulding rising to the midpoint of the bowl; broad touch-points close to the rim
Stem : Continuous wrythen moulding
Foot : Conical
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead
Size : 14.1 cm high - 6.4 cm diameter bowl - 6.9 cm diameter foot
Condition : Excellent, no chips or cracks; plenty of tiny bubble and mineral inclusions throughout
Restoration : None
Weight: 142 grams

References :

English Drinking Glasses (Ronald Gabriel) p33 Plate 24

Eighteenth Century English Drinking Glasses an Illustrated Guide (L M Bickerton) p249 Plate 774.

Miller’s Glass Buyers Guide p144.

The Turnbull Collection of English 18th Century Drinking Glasses (Martin S Newby) p11

Dwarf Ale Glasses and their Victorian Successors (Stephen Parry) p2

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