OTHER FORMS

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/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

Georgian cup bowl rummer with lemon squeezer foot

Georgian cup bowl rummer with lemon squeezer foot

This is what we believe to be a late Georgian rummer glass dating from the end of the 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 over 200 years of use.  The bowl is nicely striated.
 
The glass has a cup-shaped bowl measuring 8.8 cm (3.5 inches) in diameter at the rim.   The bowl is plain and sits on a capstan stem.   The stem leads to a lemon-squeezer foot which measures 5.7 cm (2.3 inches) square.  The glass is 11.2 cm (4.5 inches) in height.  There is some light chipping to the edges and corners of...

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Price: £75.00

Georgian honeycomb-moulded small spirit flask

Georgian honeycomb-moulded small spirit flask

This is what we believe to be a small honeycomb-moulded clear glass spirit flask dating from the end of the 18th century, c1780.  
 
The flask is in excellent condition for its age.  This means, of course, that it shows age related wear and tear consistent with some 200+ years of use. It has a rough pontil mark on the bottom of the base.  
 
The flask is of flattened ovoid form in the clear colourway and measures 7 cm (2.8 inches) in diameter at its widest point.  The bowl is honeycomb moulded up to just under the neck.  The flask is 13.8 cm (5.5 inches) in length and weighs 155 g. (~ 5 1/2 oz.).  There are no chips, cracks, significant scratches or any evidence of...

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Price: £125.00

Georgian low tazza, folded over rim

Georgian low tazza, folded over rim

This is what we believe to be an English, Georgian, low tazza with a folded pedestal foot dating from the early 18th century, c1735.  Keith Kelsall shows a number of examples in his book "The Footed Salver". 
 
The tazza is in excellent condition for its age.  This means, of course, that it shows age related wear and tear to the rim of the bowl and the rim of the foot consistent with some 250 years of use. It has a rough pontil mark at the apex of the foot.
 
The tazza measures 29.5 cm (11.8 inches) in diameter at the folded over rim.  The tazza is plain and sits on a folded pedestal foot that measures 11.6 cm (4.6 inches) in diameter.  The tazza is 4 cm (1.6 inches) in...

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Price: £345.00

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: £30.00


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