Pair Irish Waterford 9th Century Cut Glass Piggins c1820

£190.00 $234.84 Product Code: 2019092901

Date & Origin 

Ireland, c1820. Period of George IV.

Condition

Excellent, a few minor nibbles

Dimensions 

Height: 7.5cm Diameter: 10.5cm  from handle to rim

Weight

425 grams

Technical Description 

A pair of Irish Glass piggins, almost certainly out of the Waterford factory.

Historical Relevance 

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

Relevant References

French Physicist Francois Arago announces electromagnetism in his discovery that a copper wire between the poles of a voltaic cell could laterally attract iron filings to itself

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