Amethyst wrythen-moulded sugar bowl

Stock Number: 4755

This is what we believe to be a Georgian, amethyst glass, wrythen-moulded sugar bowl dating from the turn of the 18th/19th centuries, c1800.  
The bowl 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 commensurate with 200+ years of use. It has a rough pontil mark on the base of the foot.
The bowl is ogee shaped with an everted, folded lip and measures 11 cm (4.4 inches) in diameter at the rim.  The bowl is enhanced with broad wrythen moulding from the base to the lip.  The bowl sits on a small, conical foot that measures 6.5 cm (2.6 inches) in diameter.  The bowl itself is 8.8 cm (3.5 inches) in height. There are no chips, cracks, significant scratches or any obvious evidence of restoration.  There are a number of small inclusions embedded in the metal of the bowl dating from manufacture. The bowl sits somewhat lopsidedly on the pedestal foot.  It weighs 156 g. (~ 5 1/2 oz.).
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Amethyst wrythen-moulded sugar bowlAmethyst wrythen-moulded sugar bowl
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