Date & Origin
France, c1800. Period of the French First Empire.
Excellent, age-related wear, no chips or cracks, some very minor grazes.
Height: 16cm Diameter: 5.5cm.
A fine early 19th-century glass sugar caster with a silver-plated top and facet and diamond cutting. Sits on a petal cut foot.
Hand-blown around the time Napoleon Bonaparte crosses the Alps and invaded Italy in 1800