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Engraved Gin Glass c1750

Heading : An 18th century engraved gin glass
Period : George II
Origin : England
Colour : Clear
Bowl : Engraved with a repeating icthyths design and pendants
Stem : Plain
Foot : Conical and folded
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead
Size :  Height 12cms, bowl 5.9cms, foot 6.8cms diameter
Condition : Excellent
Restoration : None
Weight: 90g

A rather pleasing design. The association between gin and Christianity is an interesting one that we will expand upon in a blog post in the near future. All the way from west African Christian ritual and lashing of Dutch gin to William Booth.

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  • Product Code: 2019101616
  • Availability: Sold
  • £55.00

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