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Georgian Facet Cut Gin Glass c1820

Heading : Facet cut gin glass 
Period : George IV
Date : c1820
Origin : England
Colour : Clear
Bowl : Round funnel diamond facet cut bowl which continues onto stem
Stem : Diamond facet cut
Foot : Conical
Pontil : Polished
Glass Type : Lead 
Size :   10.2cm tall, 4cm bowl, 6cm foot
Condition : Excellent, no chips or cracks. Some inclusions with the bowl
Restoration : None
Weight : 68 grams

References : Gin glasses produced as smaller versions of fashionable wine glasses are known from the early 18th century, small can be beautiful. The cuts are scalloped and all have been polished. You can still see pucela marks in the bowl arounf the rim

 

The Arthur Negus Guide To British Glass By John Brooks – Page 63 Plate 53.

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  • Product Code: 2018102312
  • Availability: Sold
  • £40.00

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