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19th Century Cut Glass Shaving Mug c1840

Heading : A cut glass shaving mug
Period : George IV- Victoria 1820-1860
Origin : England 
Colour : Clear 
Bowl : A field of diamonds with prismatic cut bands
Pontil : Polished
Glass Type : Lead 
Size :  Height 9cms,
Condition : Very good, a single 3mm very shalow flake chip on the base
Restoration : None 
Weight:  651 grams 

This is a legacy from the days when shaving foam had to be produced from soap and water and razors were cut throat and not the over engineered safety devices with increasingly costly blades that are blunt within minutes.

One of our colleagues reverted to using a cut throat and sharpening strap many years ago and claims it was the best investment he ever made.

 

 

 

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  • Product Code: 20072314
  • Availability: Sold
  • £65.00

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