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18th century Georgian glass houses were always on the look out for more ways to extend the medium and create new products.  This category includes all glass objects and drinking glasses that do not easily fit into the stem classifications used to differentiate 18th century Georgian glasses.  Objects as varied as breast pumps, nipple guards, goldfish bowls, leech jars, pharmacy equipment, tazzas, comports, novelty glasses and tankards were all made in large quantities.  Glasses such as the boot glass shown on the right were initially made to poke fun at the Earl of Bute, Prime Minister of Great Britain between 1762 and 1763.  



Engraved boot glass

Engraved boot glass

This is what we believe to be a Georgian, hand-blown, boot glass or stirrup cup, dating from the late 18th century, c1770.  Such glasses were used to mock the Earl of Bute, Prime Minister of Great Britain from 1762-1763 and the first Prime Minister of Scotland following the Act of Union.   
 
The glass is in excellent condition for its age.  This means, of course, that it shows the age related wear and tear to the rim of the bowl and the foot commensurate with over 200 years of use.  
 
The glass measures 4.5 cm (1.8 inches) in diameter at the rim and stands 9.2 cm (3.7 inches) in height.  It carries a rough pontil mark to the heel of the boot.  The boot is engraved just...

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Price: £65.00

Engraved small Dutch tankard

Engraved small Dutch tankard

This is what we believe to be a small, mould-blown, Georgian, engraved glass mug or tankard dating from the turn of the 18th/19th century, c1800.  The design and engraving would suggest a Low Countries origin.
 
The tankard is in excellent condition for its age.  This means, of course, that it shows age related wear and tear to both the rim of the bowl and to the rim of the foot consistent with some 200 years of use.  
 
The tankard has a barrel-shaped bowl measuring 6.5 cm (2.6 inches) in diameter at the rim.  The bowl is engraved with a pastoral scene of a farmhouse with trees and other foliage.  A band of foliage is also engraved under the rim.  The lower quarter of the...

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Price: £110.00

Engraved/milled boot glass

Engraved/milled boot glass

This is what we believe to be a Georgian, hand-blown, boot glass or stirrup cup, dating from the late 18th century, c1770.  Such glasses were used to mock the Earl of Bute, Prime Minister of Great Britain from 1762-1763 and the first Prime Minster of Scotland following the Act of Union.   
 
The glass is in excellent condition for its age.  This means, of course, that it shows the age related wear and tear to the rim of the bowl and the foot commensurate with over 200 years of use.  
 
The glass measures 4 cm (1.6 inches) in diameter at the rim and stands 7.7 cm (3.1 inches) in height.  It carries a rough pontil mark to the heel of the boot.  The boot is engraved or milled...

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Price: £65.00

George III engraved rummer or plain stem goblet

George III engraved rummer or plain stem goblet

This is what we believe to be a copper-wheel engraved, Georgian, rummer glass or plain stem goblet dating from the late 18th century, c1790.

The glass is in excellent condition for its age.  This means, of course, that it shows the age related wear and tear to both the rim of the bowl and to the rim of the foot consistent with some 150 years of use.  The bowl is nicely striated as is the foot.

The glass has a bucket-shaped bowl measuring 8 cm (3.2 inches) in diameter at the rim.   The bowl is engraved with the letters "BB" or "RR" on one side of the glass within a simple cartouche and with a flower sprig on the reverse.  The bowl sits on a plain stem with a basal cushion knop.   The stem leads...

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Price: £95.00

Honeycomb-moulded monteith or bonnet glass

Honeycomb-moulded monteith or bonnet glass

This is what we believe to be a Georgian bonnet or monteith glass dating from the end of the 18th century, c1780.  
 
The glass is in excellent condition for its age.  This means, of course, that it shows the age related wear and tear to both the rim of the bowl and to the rim of the foot consistent with 200+ years of use.  It has a rough pontil mark on the foot.
 
The glass has a double ogee shaped bowl measuring 6 cm (2.4 inches) in diameter at the rim.   The bowl is moulded with a honeycomb pattern.  The bowl sits on a moulded cushion knop and a conical foot measuring 5.3 cm (2.1 inches) in diameter.  The glass itself is 7.8 cm (3.1 inches) in height.  There are no chips,...

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Price: £45.00

Honeycomb-moulded monteith or bonnet glass

Honeycomb-moulded monteith or bonnet glass

This is what we believe to be a Georgian, bonnet or monteith glass dating from the end of the 18th century, c1780.  
 
The glass is in excellent condition for its age.  This means, of course, that it shows the age related wear and tear to both the rim of the bowl and to the rim of the foot consistent with 200+ years of use.  It has a rough pontil mark on the foot.
 
The glass has a double ogee shaped bowl measuring 5 cm (2 inches) in diameter at the rim.   The bowl is moulded with a honeycomb pattern.  The bowl sits on a moulded cushion knop and a conical foot measuring 5.5 cm (2.5 inches) in diameter.  The glass is 7 cm (2.8 inches) in height.  There are no chips,...

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Price: £45.00


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