Very Rare Georgian Orange Rimmed Hammer Moulded Glass Salt c1820

£175.00 $218.77 Product Code: 2019052706

Date & Origin

England, c1820. Period of George III.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown.

Dimensions

Height: 7cm   Rim diameter: 7.1cm   Foot diameter: 6.6cm

Weight

318 grams

Technical Description

A late 18th early 19th century glass salt. The cup bowl is decorated with diamond moulding and an applied orange glass rim. This is supported by a stem featuring an annulated knop. A conical foot with a rough pontil completes the piece.

Historical Relevance

Hand-blown around the time Robert Burns' song 'Scots Wha Hae' was published in the Morning Chronicle on the 8th of May 1794.

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