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A Georgian Bonnet Glass c1760

Heading : A Georgian bonnet glass or monteith glass
Period :
George II - George III
Date : 
1750-1765
Origin :
England
Colour :
Clear
Bowl :
Double ogee with mould blown mesh design
Stem :
Ribbed cushion
Foot :
Lobed petal shaped foot
Pontil : 
Snapped
Glass Type :
Lead
Size :  Height 8.3cms bowl 6.1 cms, foot 5.2 cms
Condition : Excellent
Restoration : None
Weight: 134g

References :Miller’s Glass Buyers Guide – Page 85.

This is strictly speaking a dessert glass according to period trade cards. The moulding will have been intended to mimic the far more costly cut glass variants. Although this passes he "spoon test" they also make very good generous drinking glasses.

 

 

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