Georgian wrythen-moulded dwarf ale glass, folded foot

Stock Number: 5030

This is what we believe to be a Georgian, English, wrythen-moulded dwarf ale glass with a folded foot dating from the mid to 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 250 years of use. It has a rough pontil mark on the foot which is nicely striated.
The glass has a funnel-shaped bowl measuring 5.5 cm (2.2 inches) in diameter at the rim.  The bowl is closely wrythened to the lower three-quarters and is plain above.  The bowl sits on a wrythened cushion knop and a short, plain stem and a conical, folded foot which measures 6.3 cm (2.5 inches) in diameter.  The glass is 13.3 cm (5.3 inches) in height. There are no chips, cracks, significant scratches or any obvious evidence of restoration. 
It is made from lead metal weighing 98 g. (~ 3 1/2 oz.).  
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Georgian wrythen-moulded dwarf ale glass, folded footGeorgian wrythen-moulded dwarf ale glass, folded foot
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