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.
Excellent, age-related wear as shown.
Height: 9.7cm Diameter: 11.5cm.
Handcrafted around the time King George IV was succeeded by his younger brother William IV.
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