Large Late Victorian Finely Engraved Goblet - 9 Available

Large Late Victorian Finely Engraved Goblet - 9 Available

SKU: RJ00457
£18.00Price

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.

 

These large engraved goblets would have originaly been used for water, today they would be used as a large wine glass. They have a large ovoid shaped bowl on a plain stem and foot. They would be used in a wealthy establishment or home.

 

In very good ccondition.

 

Dimensions:15cm high with a bowl of 7cm diameter