Date & Origin
England, c1780. Period of George III.
Excellent, age-related wear as shown.
Height: 13.6cm Bowl diameter: 5.8cm Foot diameter: 6.1cm.
18th century petal moulded ale glass. Rib moulding flows from the base of the stem, through the ball knop and transitions to petal moulding on the conical bowl. A conical foot with a rough pontil supports the piece.
Hand-blown around the time Britain signed an agreement recognizing American independence in 1782.
Dwarf Ale Glasses and their Victorian Successors By Stephen Parry – Page 2.