Rare Twin Handled Rib Moulded Georgian Custard Glass c1760

£180.00 $224.17 Product Code: 2019070214

Date & Origin 

England, c1760. Period of George III.

Condition

One of the handles has come off in the past and has been restored as shown, outside that it's in excellent condition with no chips or cracks.

Dimensions 

Height: 13.3cm Diameter: 6.8cm rim, Foot diameter: 6.2cm.

Weight

242 grams

Technical Description 

An exceptionally rare twin handled 18th century custard glass. It has a ribbed round bowl features two applied handles with pinched lower terminals. The piece is supported by a high domed and folded foot which also has rib moulding. An exceptional glass which we can't recall seeing before.  

Historical Relevance 

Hand-made around the time Blackfriars Bridge across the River Thames in London opened to traffic on the 16th of November 1769.

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