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Georgian Glass Toddy Lifter c1810

Heading : Georgian toddy lifter
Date : c1810
Period : George III
Origin : England
Colour : Clear
Bowl : Slice cut neck
Glass Type : Lead
Size : 14cm tall, 3.5cm bowl and 3cm foot

Condition : Excellent, no chips or cracks, watermark ring insite the bowl*
Restoration : None

Weight :171 grams

*The limescale may be removed at a cost of £10

A toddy lifter was used to transfer fluid from a Punch Bowl or large Serving Rummer to the glass. You place the lifter into the punch bowl and allow the fluid to fill the lifter from the hold in the base. You then place your finger over the hole at the top which holds the fluid in place, transfer to above the glass and release…simple and effective with Toddy Lifters being used in place of a ladle.

 

References :

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

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

Miller’s Glass Buyers Guide – Page 72.

 

 

 

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  • Product Code: 2019012931
  • Availability: Sold
  • £60.00

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