Irish 19th Century Cut Glass Piggin c1820

£95.00 $124.96 Product Code: 2018122134

Date & Origin 

Ireland, c1820. Period of George IV.

Condition

A few chips to rim as shown

Dimensions 

Height: 6cm Diameter: 8cm from handle to rim

Weight

125 grams

Technical Description 

Glass piggins, usually used for ladling milk were made in fairly large numbers in Ireland. Single handle with slice and diamond cutting

Historical Relevance 

Hand-made around the time The world's first traffic lights were installed in Parliament Square in London in 1868.

Relevant References

Irish Glass, An Account of Glass-making in Ireland from the XVIth Century to the Present Day By Michael Seymour Dudley Westropp - Page 190-191.

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