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Pair of Georgian Monteith Bonnet Glasses c1760

Heading : Pair of Georgian bonnet glasses
Date : c1760
Period : George II
Origin : England
Colour : Clear
Bowl : Double ogee , rib moulded
Foot : Conical
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead
Size : 6.5cm tall with 7cm bowl and 6cm foot

Condition : Excellent, no chips or cracks
Restoration : None

Weight :232 grams

This is a most unusual form. The connection between silver monteiths ( punch bowls) and monteith glasses is still a mystery. We have a silver monteith with sinusoidal rim and we tried to suspend these from the rim without success. In the silver world punch cups would be suspended from the rim of a monteith with silver jooks attached to the handle of he punch cup

Miller’s Glass Buyers Guide – Page 85.

 

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