An 18th-century facet cut wine glass. It has a round funnel bowl with a band of egg and dart and printie cuts with the word CONVIVIAL. Fantastic fine diamond facet cut stem above a conical foot with a polished pontil.
A very fine glass and very unusual subject matter.
Date & Origin
England, c1790. Period of George III.
Excellent, age-related wear as shown. No chips cracks or restoration
Height: 11.8cm Bowl Diameter: 4.8cm Foot diameter: 5.6cm.
Hand-blown around the time the Bank of North America, the first American commercial bank opened.