19th Century Amethyst Glass Finger Bowl c1830

£46.00 $56.61 Product Code: 2022090606

Technical Description 

A superb amethyst glass finger bowl from the first half of the 19th century. Simple cup bowl with a snapped pontil. Used for rinsing the fingers at the dining table in a time when eating with the hands was commonplace.

Date & Origin 

England, c1830 period of William IV.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown. 

Dimensions 

Height: 9.7cm    Diameter: 11.5cm.

Historical Relevance

Handcrafted around the time King George IV was succeeded by his younger brother William IV.

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