Moulded 18th Century Pedestal Stem Sweetmeat Glass c1760

£525.00 $723.71 Product Code: 2018122102

Date & Origin 

England, c1760. Period of George III.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown.

Dimensions 

Height: 16.4cm Rim diameter: 10.1cm Foot diameter: 8.5cm.

Weight

360 grams

Technical Description 

A moulded 18th century pedestal stem sweetmeat glass. The lipped double ogee bowl has been honeycomb moulded, this rests upon an eight-sided pedestal stem with diamond moulded shoulders. A domed and folded foot with further honeycomb moulding and a rough pontil supports the piece. 

Historical Relevance 

Hand-blown around the time the British captured Pondichéry, India from the French on the 16th of January 1761.

Relevant References

Eighteenth Century English Drinking Glasses an Illustrated Guide By L.M Bickerton – Page 130 Plate 311

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