19th Century Peacock Blue Glass Roemer c1820

£65.00 $84.72 Product Code: 2020011801

Date & Origin 

England, c1820. Period of George IV.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown.

Dimensions 

Height: 12.5cm Rim diameter: 5.6cm Foot diameter: 6.4cm.

Weight

85 grams

Technical Description 

A peacock blue glass roemer. A cup bowl leads into the hollow stem which is decorated with applied trailing and prunts. Applied trailing to the high conical foot gives the appearance of a spun foot. The piece is complete with a rough pontil.

Historical Relevance 

Hand-blown around the time George Stephenson's Locomotion No. 1 became the first steam locomotive to carry passengers on a public rail line, the Stockton and Darlington Railway in England.

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