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A Georgian Rib Moulded Dram Glass c1760

Heading : A Georgian rib moulded dram glass
Period : George II-III
Origin : England 
Colour : Clear 
Bowl : Trumpet shaped
Stem : Helmet foot and ribbed
Foot : Conical 
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead 
Size :  9.0cm height,  6.0cm diameter bowl, 5.7cm diameter foot 
Condition : No chips or cracks .
Restoration :
The rim of the foot has been polished
Weight:  111grams

References :

English, Scottish & Irish Table Glass By G. Bernard Hughes – Page 375 Figure 306.

Miller’s Glass Buyers Guide – Page 245.

Old English Glass By Francis Buckley - Plate LV.


A particularly fine eighteenth century rib moulded dram glass with plenty of character. This fails the "spoon" test even with a narrow 18th century rat tail, it will not reach the bottom, these are frequently mistaken for jelly glasses. Only our second example




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  • Product Code: 21050625
  • Availability: Sold
  • £45.00

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