Rare Georgian 18th Century Facet Cut Gin Glass c1780

£245.00 $297.50 Product Code: 2021101063

Technical Description 

An 18th-century facet cut gin glass. The round funnel bowl with step scallop facet cuts to the base which continues down into the neck changing into slice cuts through a shoulder knop with notch cut slice cuts below. Petal cuts to the top of the conical foot which has a snapped pontil.

One of the best example of a fact cut glass we had seen, the slightly smaller form designating the glass as a gin rather than a wine.

Date & Origin 

England, c1780. Period of George III.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown. No chips cracks or restoration

Dimensions 

Height: 12cm  Bowl Diameter: 4.3cm Foot diameter: 6.2cm.

Historical Relevance 

Hand-blown around the time the Bank of North America, the first American commercial bank opened.

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