Closely wrythened dwarf ale glass

Stock Number: 4762

This is what we believe to be a Georgian, English, wrythen-moulded dwarf ale glass dating from the late 18th century, c1770.  
 
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 5.5 cm (2.2 inches) in diameter at the rim.  The bowl is closely wrythened to the base and sits on a cushion knop, a short, plain stem, and a basal cushion knop.  The bowl sits on a shallow, conical foot which measures 5.2 cm (2.1 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.   There are two unburst bubbles in the metal of the foot.  There is a collector's sticker to the base of the foot.
 
It is made from English lead metal, weighing in at 72 g. (~ 2 1/2 oz.).  
 
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