An important English glass Cup or bowl c.1680

An important English glass Cup or bowl c.1680
Offered by: Mayflower Antiques

Description

An important English glass Cup or bowl c.1680 from “the Ravenscroft period”; folded rim to the bowl and foot; the lower half of the cup is decorated with “nipt diamond waies” ( an expression which George Ravenscroft used in an advertisement of 1677 for his new lead glass) the top half of the bowl with a Facon de Venise interlocking pattern.

There is a punchbowl of identical style in the Glasgow Museum and several examples in the Corning Museum of Glass.

Height: 4.00inch (10.16 cm)
Diameter: 4.50inch (11.43 cm)

Date

Circa 1680

Price

£6,950.00

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