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A Georgian Hexagonal Panel Moulded Jelly Glass c1770

Heading : A Georgian hexagonal panel moulded jelly glass
Date : c1770
Period : George II
Origin : England
Colour : Clear
Bowl : Hexagonal, the internal angles are irregular as the panels are of inconsistent width.
Foot : Conical
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead
Size : 11.2 cm tall,  7.0 cm bowl and 6.0 cm foot

Condition : No chips or cracks, a few black flecks in the foot from manufacture. The glass has sagged when annealing and the foot is uneven and as a consequence it rocks a little. This is all from manufacture
Restoration : None

Weight : 145 grams

A genuine rarity. This Georgian hexagonal panel moulded jelly glass c1770 .Jelly glasses were presented on glass tazzas and were a boon to period cooks who would be assured of a firm set for their desserts . Jellies were both fruit based and spiced or savoury and would typically accompany various suckets in a colourful display.

References :

Sweetmeat and Jelly Glasses By Therle Hughes – Page 49 Plate 79.

Miller’s Glass Buyers Guide – Page 246.

English & Irish Glass By W. A. Thorpe – Figure 22c.

The Illustrated Guide to Glass By Felice Mehlman – Page 150.

Old English Glass By Francis Buckley - Plate LV.

 

 

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  • Product Code: 21052423
  • Availability: Sold
  • £55.00

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