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A Monteith Bonnet Glass c1765

Heading : A Georgian Monteith or Bonnet glass
Date : c1750- 1775
Period : George III
Origin : England
Colour : Clear
Bowl : A double ogee bowl with "nipt diamond" waies moulding
Stem : Moulded
Foot : Conical, petal cut
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead
Size : 7.8cm tall,  6.1cm bowl and 5.7cm foot

Condition : Excellent, no chips or cracks
Restoration : None

Weight :  140 grams

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 to serve spirits. Adapt and modify, the key to longevity.

 

 

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  • £50.00


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