Date & Origin
England, c1760. Period of George III.
Excellent, age-related wear as shown.
Height: 16.4cm Rim diameter: 10.1cm Foot diameter: 8.5cm.
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.
Hand-blown around the time the British captured Pondichéry, India from the French on the 16th of January 1761.
Eighteenth Century English Drinking Glasses an Illustrated Guide By L.M Bickerton – Page 130 Plate 311
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