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English Sweetmeat Glass

Posted in 3. European Glass, CATEGORIES OF GLASS TYPES ON THIS SITE, English Glass by Allaire Collection of Glass on June 29, 2016

This glass has a flaring cup bowl on a tall pedestal stem with a domed and folded foot.  The sweetmeat glass was made throughout the 18th Century.  It was used primarily as the top fitment of a pyramid of graduated salvers.

H:  16.5 cm

1740

Ref: Bickerton # 189 # 303-331

15E English Sweetmeat Glass

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