Date & Origin
England, c1790. Period of George III.
Excellent, single small chip to the facet cut knop
Height: 18.9cm Rim diameter: 8.6cm Foot diameter: 8.9cm.
An engraved 18th century glass goblet. A waisted round funnel bowl decorated with engraved fruiting vines rests upon a facet cut stem. The stem is notch and slice cut with a central swelling knop. A petal cut foot with a rough pontil supports the piece.
Hand-blown around the time The Bank of England issued the first £5 note in 1793.