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Rare Form Facet Cut Georgian Wine Glass c1810

Heading : A rare facet cut stem wine glass with slice and prismatic cut bowl
Period : George III 1800-1820
Origin : England or Ireland
Colour : Clear 
Bowl : Round funnel. The slice cuts are slightly curved and not vertical. Two pairs of horizontal prismatic cut bands
Stem : Thick tapered irregular diamond facet cut
Foot : Conical
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead 
Size :  12.8cm height,  5.3cm diameter bowl, 7.0cm diameter foot 
Condition : Excellent, no chips or cracks. There is a small accidental air tear in the stem. A little water clouding in the bowl.
Restoration : None 
Weight:  169grams 

The curvature in the slice cuts on the bowl and the irregularity in the width of the cuts guarantees that this was decorated by hand. This may be earlier than stated if English. The date suggested is consistent with both English and Irish production.

 

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  • Product Code: 20020454
  • Availability: Sold
  • £135.00

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