Hexagonally moulded jelly glass

Stock Number: 4962

This is what we believe to be an English, Georgian, hexagonal moulded jelly glass dating from the middle of the 18th century, c1750.   
The glass is in excellent condition for its age.  It shows age related wear and tear to both the rim of the bowl and to the rim of the foot commensurate with some 250 years of use. It has a rough pontil mark on the foot.
The glass has a six-sided bowl measuring 5.6 cm (2.2 inches) in diameter at the rim.  The bowl sits on an annular knop, and a domed foot which measures 4.8 cm (1.9 inches) in diameter.  The feet of jelly glasses were often made smaller than the bowls to ease the lifting from crowded tables or tazzas.  The glass is 9.8 (3.9 inches) in height.    There are no chips, cracks, significant scratches or any obvious evidence of restoration.  
English lead glass weighing in a 104 g. (~ 3 1/2 oz.).
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