Date & Origin
England, c1785. Period of George III.
Excellent, single small nibble to the rim.
Height: 16.4cm Rim diameter: 9.2cm Foot diameter: 9.1cm.
An 18th century cut glass hollow stem sweetmeat. The lipped cup bowl features a scallop cut rim above a band of diamonds, this rests upon a hollow stem with a swelling knop. A conical foot with a rough pontil supports the piece.
Hand-blown around the time James Tytler became the first person in Britain to fly by ascending in a hot air balloon in Edinburgh 1784.