A Tall Opaque Twist Cordial Glass c 1835

Heading : A Tall Opaque Twist Cordial Glass
Period : George IV - Victoria
Date : c1835
Origin : The style is typically attributed to Edinburgh, Scotland
Colour : Clear
Bowl : Trumpet
Stem : A pair of spiral threads outside a lace corkscrew; terminating in a single blade knop under the bowl
Foot : Conical
Pontil : Polished
Glass Type : Lead
Size :   Height 187mm, Bowl 75mm in diameter, foot 80mm diameter
Condition : Bowl and stem both excellent; the foot has two flake chips to the underside of the rim at 5mm and 9mm
Restoration : None
Weight : 155g

Albert Hartshorne - former curator at the V&A - first made the Scottish attribution for pieces of this nature based on the propensity of finds in Lothian and the borders, as well as contemporary advertising and paperwork from the Caledonian Company who were based at the Holyrood Flint Glass Words in Edinburgh from 1812

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  • Product Code: 21091514
  • Availability: Sold
  • £65.00

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