Flute-moulded dram or gin glass

Stock Number: 4768

This is what we believe to be a Georgian, English, flute-moulded dram or gin glass dating from the mid 18th century, c1760.  
The glass 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. It has a rough pontil mark on the foot which is nicely striated.
The glass has a funnel-shaped bowl measuring 5.4 cm (2.1 inches) in diameter at the rim.  The bowl is wrythen flute-moulded and sits on an extruded, wrythened, short, plain stem, and a shallow, conical foot which measures 5.5 cm (2.2 inches) in diameter.  The glass is 8.8 cm (3.5 inches) in height. There are no chips, cracks, significant scratches or any obvious evidence of restoration.     
It is made from English lead metal, weighing in at 94 g. (~ 3 1/2 oz.).  
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Flute-moulded dram or gin glassFlute-moulded dram or gin glass
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