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18th Century Domed Foot Slice Cut Sweetmeat c1780

Heading : Georgian domed foot sweetmeat
Date : c1780
Period : George III
Origin : England
Colour : Clear
Bowl : A double ogee bowl with a facet cut rim above shallow vesica and slice cutting
Stem : Slice cut with swelling knop
Foot : Octagonal domed and scallop cut
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead
Size : 14.9cm tall with a 10.3cm bowl and an 8.5cm foot
Condition : The bowl has some minor grazing to rim and a single small chip measuring 2mm. The foot has some minor grazing and a few small chips, the largest being 7mm, as shown
Restoration : None
Weight : 391 grams

An antique sweetmeat glass. Used in the 18th century to serve desserts such as comfits, preserves, candied peel and preserved cherries. Edward Lambert's "The Art of Confectionary" is s wonderful guide and is available online

https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=F_opAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false

 

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  • Product Code: 2017011722
  • Availability: Sold
  • £235.00

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