Plain bowl dwarf ale with folded foot

Stock Number: 4774

This is what we believe to be a Georgian, English, plain bowl dwarf ale glass with a folded foot dating from the late 18th century, c1780.  
 
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 6.3 cm (2.5 inches) in diameter at the rim.  The bowl is plain and sits on a short, plain stem and a conical, folded foot which measures 6.9 cm (2.8 inches) in diameter.  The glass is 13.8 cm (5.5 inches) in height. There are no chips, cracks, significant scratches or any obvious evidence of restoration.   There is a small inclusion in the metal of the bowl dating from manufacture.  There is a collector's sticker to the base of the foot.
 
It is made from English lead metal, weighing in at 113 g. (~ 4 oz.).  
 
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