Date & Origin
England, 1720 – 1740. Period of George I or George II.
Excellent, age-related wear as shown.
Height: 15.7cm Bowl Diameter: 6.6cm Foot Diameter: 6.7cm.
A baluster stem with a shoulder annular knop with a cushion knop below, both above a ball knop containing an air tear and a basal knop. A bell bowl and a folded conical type foot.
The heavy lead glass and deep hue is indicative of its origin and period. Handmade around the time of Sir Robert Walpole’s administration. Pope Clement XII succeeds Pope Benedict XIII, as the 246th pope. Mahmud I (1730–1754) succeeds Ahmed III (1703–1730), as Ottoman Emperor.
18th Century Drinking Glasses by Charles Hadimach. Page 128 Plate 47
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