Victorian Antique Nailsea Glass Flask with Opalescent Rim c1850

£110.00 $153.16 Product Code: 2019100932

Date & Origin 

England, c1850. Period of Victoria.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown.

Dimensions 

Height: 21.5cm Width: 11cm Depth: 5.2cm.

Weight

325 grams

Technical Description 

A 19th century Nailsea glass flask. A very unusual example with an applied opalescent rim. Decorated with pulled up white trailing and finished with a thickened rim. A rough pontil completes the piece.

Historical Relevance 

Hand-blown around the time Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter was published on the 16th of March 1850.

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