Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Georgian Ale Glass

In Art Glass > British Art Glass > Show & Tell and Glassware > Show & Tell.
Glassware2265 of 4777Georgian Ale GlassGreat Grandmother's Dish
1
Love it
0
Like it

vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
Add to collection

Please create an account, or Log in here

If you don't have an account, create one here.


Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate



Posted 2 years ago

Email

lovedecant…
(187 items)

This is a Georgian ale glass with hops and barley etched on the bowl, circa 1790-1800.

This one is a little different to the usual, the guy who did the etching must have gone to a different school to the others. Normally there are two heads of barley and the hops are fairly symetrical, he has done one head of barley and the middle hop is leaning to one side. How outrageous is that, doesn't he know he has a tradition to follow. This one barley head, bent hop glass is surely a reject.

Note a tiny piece of frit embedded in the stem.

Want to post a comment?

Create an account or login in order to post a comment.