An Early Victorian Green Glass
In the 19th century a wine glass would be quite small, the reason being that large dinner parties would consists of several courses and each course would be accompanied by a different wine, by the end of the meal you could consume a lot of wine, so by keeping the glasses small it helped to regulate your consumption.
This is a very fine, hand-blown green glass with a green stem and foot, the bowl of the glass is uncut, with a flattened knop to the stem, the foot has a pontil mark underneath. This would have been used for wine or port. It would have been used in a wealthy household.
In good condition
Dimensions: 10cm high with a bowl of 5.5cm diameter