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An Early Victorian Green Glass

An Early Victorian Green Glass

SKU: RJ00455
£35.00Price

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

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SKU:

RJ00455

Period:

1860

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

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