Date & Origin
France or Belgium, c1730.
Excellent, age-related wear as shown.
Height: 12.4cm Bowl diameter: 5.4cm Foot diameter: 6.3cm.
An early 18th century wine glass. The bucket bowl rests upon a hollow inverted baluster stem and a conical foot with a rough pontil.
Hand-blown around the time Robert Walpole became Britain's First Lord of the Treasury, effectively Prime Minister, although the term was not officially used at that time.