An 18th Century Air Beaded Jelly Glass c1765

Heading : An 18th Century Air Beaded Jelly Glass
Period : George II
Origin : England 
Colour : Clear 
Bowl : Trumpet shape, prominent pucella marks
Stem : Air beaded knop
Foot : Very thick low conical
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead 
Size :  9.9cm height,  6.1cm diameter bowl, 5.0cm diameter foot 
Condition : Excellent, no chips or cracks . There is a large air bubble trapped within the foot
Restoration : None 
Weight:  120grams 

 

Additional Information : Short stemmed examples are often mistaken for jelly glasses, however in this case we are more confident. This just passes the spoon test and in the absence of a domed foot this nomenclature seems appropriate. However many will argue that it is a drinking glass.

 

 

 

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  • Product Code: 22052403
  • Availability: Sold
  • £85.00

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