Flute-moulded dwarf ale glass

Stock Number: 3917

This is what we believe to be a Georgian, English, wrythen-moulded dwarf ale glass dating from the late 18th century, c1790.  
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 cm (2.4 inches) in diameter at the rim.  The bowl is  wrythened from the base to about three quarters the way to the rim and sits on a small cushion knop, a very short, plain stem and a basal cushion knop.  The stem leads to a shallow, conical foot which measures 6.4 cm (2.5 inches) in diameter.  The glass is 12 cm (4.8 inches) in height. There are no chips, cracks, significant scratches or any obvious evidence of restoration. 
It is made from lead metal.  

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