This is a very good hand-blown, English, mid-Georgian, tall Toasting drinking glass with a flared drawn trumpet bowl over a plain straight stem with a conical foot having a snapped off pontil under, dating the middle of the 18th century, circa 1750.
18th century "Toasting" glasses are rare and a similar glass is shown on Page 136, in L M Bickerton's classic work; Eighteenth century English drinking glasses. published by The Antique Collectors Club.
These glasses are very collectable. It is made from hand blown English lead glass which is relatively heavy and has a soft grey colour.
There are no chips, cracks or any evidence of restoration.
Bowl rim diameter: 2.75 inches
Foot diameter: 2.75 inches
Height: 7.75 inches
Overall a beautiful tall English drinking glass about 270 years old.
Internal Ref: G 431
Height = 19.7 cm (7.8")
Width = 7 cm (2.8")
Depth = 7 cm (2.8")
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SKU: G 431
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