Engraved Georgian Gin Glass c1770

Heading : Engraved Georgian Gin Glass
Period : George III
Origin : England 
Colour : Clear , good grey hue
Bowl : Engraved with meadowsweet a rose and a bird in flight
Stem : Plain
Foot : Conical
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead 
Size :  11cm height,  4.8cm diameter bowl, 6.2cm diameter foot 
Condition : Excellent, no chips or cracks 
Restoration : None 
Weight:  96grams 

The scent of Meadowsweet always reminds me of black cherry yoghurt. This and wild roses were being added to gin in the mid 18th century and are still used in Hendricks and others. Not every engraved rose is Jacobite

 

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  • Product Code: 21102326
  • Availability: Sold
  • £70.00

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