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SOLD - Six Regency Amethyst Wine Glases c1840

A stunning set of six Amethyst Wine Goblets c1840 with large conical bowls with double annulated knops on the shoulders and central angular knops. Conical feet with snapped pontils.

English lead, no chips cracks or restoration, they measure 5 1/8 inches tall with 3 1/8 inch bowls and 2 5/8 inch feet.

From a suite of similar shaped glasses in 3 sizes, these are the examples on the left within the group picture. Amethyst glass results from the addition of manganese to molten glass, a technique known to the ancient Egyptians and rediscovered in the 18th century.
 

 

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  • Product Code: 2015030202
  • Availability: Sold
  • £300.00

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