Georgian Balustroid Gin Glass c1740

£245.00 $316.83 Product Code: 2019081111

Date & Origin 

England, c1740. Period of George II.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown.

Dimensions 

Height: 13.2cm Rim diameter: 5.2cm Foot diameter: 6.5cm.

Weight

85 grams

Technical Description 

An 18th century balustroid gin glass with a flared bell bowl above a pair of shoulder ball knops and a basal knop. The piece is supported by a folded conical foot with a rough pontil. 

Historical Relevance 

Hand-made around the time Grog was first issued to the Royal Navy in 1740.

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