Georgian Gin Glass with Folded Foot c1800


Product Code:DGP124

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Heading : Georgian Gin Glass with Folded Foot c1800
Period  : Clear 
Origin : England 
Colour : Clear 
Bowl : Incurved bucket
Stem : Plain with an angular medial knop and a small basal cushion
Foot : Conical and folded
Pontil  : Snapped 
Glass Type : Lead 
Size :  9.2 cm height.  5.1 cm diameter bowl. 5.8 cm diameter foot 
Condition : No chips or cracks; there is a bubble trapped in the fold. and a small burst bubble to the conical underside;
Restoration : None 
Weight:  81 grams 

Note: this glass has it’s origins at a time when the fabled gin-craze was beginning to subside. as legislation was enacted which restricted the sale of gin from unlicensed premises. and a series of poor harvests meant that grain became a scarcer – and hence more expensive – commodity; the point at which the average consumption of a Londoner reached two pints per week was consigned to the history books – for a time…


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Weight100 g


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