Date & Origin
England, c1820. Period of George IV.
Excellent, age-related wear as shown. Tooth mark on one glass rim
Height: 9.7cm Rim diameter: 5.3cm, Foot diameter: 4.8cm.
A pair of 19th century port wine glasses. A slice cut bucket bowl above an angular knopped stem. The conical foot is finished with a polished pontil.
Hand-blown around the time the Venus de Milo, a famous ancient Greek statue, was discovered on the island of Melos.