Pair of 19th Century Amethyst Glass Finger Bowls c1830

£89.00 $111.64 Product Code: 2019062110

Date & Origin 

England, c1830 period of William IV.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown. 

Dimensions 

Height: 9.5cm   Diameter: 12cm.

Weight

639 grams combined

Technical Description 

A superb pair of amethyst glass finger bowls. Simple incurved bowls with broad polished pontils. Used for rinsing the fingers at the dining table in a time when eating with the hands was commonplace.

Historical Relevance

Hand crafted around the time King George IV died and was succeeded by his younger brother William IV.

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