Date & Origin
England, c1760. Period of George III.
Excellent, age-related wear as shown.
Height: 10.1cm Rim Diameter: 4.9cm Foot Diameter: 6.5cm.
A round-funnel bowl engraved with cross-hatched swags and pendants above a floral sprig and pastoral scene with deer and a stag. A double series opaque twist stem featuring a pair of spiral cables outside a pair of three-ply spiral bands. The piece is supported by a conical foot with a rough pontil.
Hand-blown around the time Scottish chemist, Joseph Black, described his discovery of carbon dioxide and magnesium in a paper to the Medical Society of Edinburgh.