Georgian Facet Cut Firing Glass c1790

£120.00 $146.00 Product Code: 2018071932

Date & Origin 

England, c1790. Period of George III.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown. 

Dimensions 

Height: 12cm   Rim diameter: 5.8cm   Foot diameter: 6.7cm.

Weight

209 grams

Technical Description 

18th century facet cut firing glass. A drawn cup bowl with facet cuts towards the base transitions into a facet cut stem. This all rests upon a thick firing foot with a broad polished pontil. A very fine example.

Historical Relevance 

Hand-blown around the time Robert Burns wrote his version of the Scots poem Auld Lang Syne in 1788.

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