A Georgian Baluster Stem Glass Salver (Top Tazza) c1760

Heading : A Georgian Footed Glass Salver (Top Tazza)
Date : George III, c1760
Origin 
England
Features : Double folded g
allery rim; knopped plain stem; annular knop with air bubble at the top; basal ball knop. Domed folded foot
Marks : None
Type : Lead glass
Size : Height 10.3 cm, 13.3cm diameter
Condition : Excellent; no chips, cracks or flakes; one tiny sooty inclusion to the tray; part of the rim fold has not been 100% closed, and there is some residual dirt evident, trapped in the very thin void
Restoration : None
Weight : 402 grams

Note
 : Tazzas were invariably produced in sets of anything from three to five or six, graduating in size with the intention that they be stacked to produce a striking table display; this is the smallest of a set and hence is the 'top tazza' of the stack

 

References : Glass In 18th century England - The Footed Salver (Keith Kelsall - 1989) - page 122;   Starting To Collect Antique Glass (John Sandon - 1999) – page 92. 

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