18th Century Pedestal Stem Sweetmeat Glass c1750

£280.00 $344.57 Product Code: 2018122108

Date & Origin 

England, c1750. Period of George II.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown.

Dimensions 

Height: 15.9cm Rim diameter: 9.4cm Foot diameter: 11cm.

Weight

411 grams

Technical Description 

An 18th century pedestal stem sweetmeat glass. A double ogee bowl with a turned out rim rests upon a hollow eight-sided pedestal stem. The piece is supported by a very large domed and folded foot with a rough pontil. 

Historical Relevance 

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

 

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