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Silver topped Georgian Toddy Lifter c1820

Heading : Georgian toddy lifter
Date : c1820
Period : George III
Origin : England
Colour : Clear
Bowl : Slice cut lower bowl with silver cap
Glass Type : Lead
Size :17cm tall, 1.5cm bowl and 4cm foot

Condition : No chips or cracks. A little limescale deposit on the base and inside the neck*
Restoration : None

Weight : 102 grams

A 19th century oddity, a toddy lifters were used to transfer a measure from a mixing glass or other to a rummer or dram glass

*This may be cleaned at a cost of £10

References :

The Arthur Negus Guide To British Glass By John Brooks – Page 104 Plate 97.

English Table Glass By Percy Bate – Plate 168.

An Illustrated Dictionary of Glass By Harold Newman – Page 314.

Miller’s Glass Buyers Guide – Page 72.

 

 

 

 

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  • Product Code: 2019012932
  • Availability: Sold
  • £70.00

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