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An 18th Century Monteith c1765

Heading : A rib moulded Monteith glass
Period : George II - George III 1750 - 1775
Origin : England 
Colour : Clear 
Bowl : Rib moulded double ogee
Stem : Moulded cushion knop
Foot : Conical petal shaped
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead 
Size :  8.4cm height, 5.7cm diameter bowl, 5.7 cm diameter foot 
Condition : Excellent, no chips or cracks 
Restoration : None 
Weight:  131grams 

 

These types of glasses were listed by contemporary retailers as 'Monteiths' as were much larger wine glass rinsers with undulating rims first produced in silver in the late 17th century. These glasses were intended for jelly or custard and for sets to be displayed on fashionable pyramids of desserts and were used as table salts.

Nowadays these attractive glasses are used for serve spirits. Adapt and modify, the key to survival. 

 

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