Date & Origin
England, c1820. Period of George IV.
Excellent, age-related wear as shown.
Height: 12.5cm Rim diameter: 5.6cm Foot diameter: 6.4cm.
A peacock blue glass roemer. A cup bowl leads into the hollow stem which is decorated with applied trailing and prunts. Applied trailing to the high conical foot gives the appearance of a spun foot. The piece is complete with a rough pontil.
Hand-blown around the time George Stephenson's Locomotion No. 1 became the first steam locomotive to carry passengers on a public rail line, the Stockton and Darlington Railway in England.
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