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Regency Coloured

Georgian wine glasses during the Regency period made a response to the vivid colours of contemporary 18th century polychrome porcelain. Coloured glass has been made for thousands of years but the combination of colour and form during the latter 18th century period results in stunning pieces that are not surpassed for many a collector. Georgian drinking glasses absorbed a blaze of colours. We refer to this generically as Regency coloured glass.

We are all familiar with Bristol blue glass, Bristol green glass and amethyst glass. The colours result from the addition of metal compounds to the glass. There are a myriad of coloured stem wine glasses. Manganese was added to continental glass to remove the green colourations given by iron in soda glass. When the concentration of manganese is increased then purple amethyst colours are achieved.

A personal favourite, Regency ruby red glass, requires the addition of gold in small quantities. Nickel produces a violet colour with soda glass sometimes referred to as "black amethyst" and the same material induces a more purple amethyst or "vintage purple" in lead glass. Later uranium (oxide) glass was not such a novel idea, the Egyptians started the process, it was simply a newly discovered metal.


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Pair Cut Green Wine Glasses 1820

Pair Cut Green Wine Glasses 1820

Pair Cut Green Wine Glasses 1820

£90.00

Georgian Teal Green Wine Glass c1815

Georgian Teal Green Wine Glass c1815

Georgian Teal Green Wine Glass c1815

£75.00

A Georgian Colured Wine Glass 1800-1830

A Georgian Colured Wine Glass 1800-1830

A Georgian Colured Wine Glass 1800-1830

£75.00

A Pair Georgian Green Wine Glasses c1810

A Pair Georgian Green Wine Glasses c1810

A Pair Georgian Green Wine Glasses c1810

£55.00

Pair Emerald Green Wine Glasses 1820

Pair Emerald Green Wine Glasses 1820

Pair Emerald Green Wine Glasses 1820

£75.00

A Set Of Eight Slice Cut Green Wine Glasses 1825-50

A Set Of Eight Slice Cut Green Wine Glasses 1825-50

A Set Of Eight Slice Cut Green Wine Glasses 1825-50. Available from Scottish Antiques online store.

£375.00

A Set of Six  Regency Wine Glasses c1830

A Set of Six Regency Wine Glasses c1830

A set of four green Regency wine glasses from c1830. Available from Scottish Antiques online store.

£295.00

Pair Peacock Blue Wine Glasses c1800

Pair Peacock Blue Wine Glasses c1800

Pair Peacock Blue Wine Glasses c1800

£110.00

Four Slice Cut Green Wine Glasses c1840

Four Slice Cut Green Wine Glasses c1840

Four Slice Cut Green Wine Glasses c1840

£175.00

Four Emerald Green Wine Glasses 1825-50

Four Emerald Green Wine Glasses 1825-50

Four Emerald Green Wine Glasses 1825-50

£225.00

An English Green Wine Glass c1800

An English Green Wine Glass c1800

An English green wine glass from c1800 in excellent condition. For more antique glassware, including a wide range of Georgian wine glasses, please visit Scottish Antiques online store.

£35.00

Four English Roemer Wine Glasses c1820

Four English Roemer Wine Glasses c1820

Four English Roemer Wine Glasses c8120

£225.00

A Petal Cut Early 19th Century Green Wine Glass

A Petal Cut Early 19th Century Green Wine Glass

A Cut Early 19th Century Green Wine Glass

£60.00

Rare Georgian Green Wine Glass With Cylinder Knop c1800

Rare Georgian Green Wine Glass With Cylinder Knop c1800

Rare Georgian Green Wine Glass With Cylinder Knop c1800

£110.00

A Rare Georgian Green Wine Glass c1830

A Rare Georgian Green Wine Glass c1830

A Georgian Green Wine Glass c1830

£70.00

 Slice Cut Teal Wine Glass 1825-50

Slice Cut Teal Wine Glass 1825-50

Slice Cut Teal Wine Glass 1825-50

£55.00

A Petal Cut Emerald Green Wine Glass c1830

A Petal Cut Emerald Green Wine Glass c1830

A Petal Cut Emerald Green Wine Glass c1830

£55.00

A Slice Cut Teal Wine Glass 1825-50

A Slice Cut Teal Wine Glass 1825-50

A Slice Cut Teal Wine Glass 1825-50

£55.00

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