An early 19th century stirrup glass dating to c1820.
It has a round funnel bowl engraved with friuting vine, the grapes having polished details. Diamond facet cuts to the base.
Used while sitting on a horse or horse drawn coach in the 18th and early 19th century where the glasses were offered to the riders of occupants and then returned and sat upside down for storage. No need for a stem.
Date & Origin
England c1820, Period of George IV
Excellent, no chips cracks or restoration
Height: 14cm, Rim diameter: 5.6cm
This glass comes from the Michael Wallis collection which took over 45 years to build and contains over 250 drinking glasses, covering all forms from the 18th century, many exceptionally rare. They will all be presented by Exhibit over the coming weeks and months.
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