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.
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.
- Product Code: 21052423
- Availability: Sold