To ensure you the best experience, we use cookies on our website for technical, analytical and marketing purposes. By continuing to browse our site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. English drinking glasses have a long collecting pedigree. Certain types have been sought out for many centuries as ceremonial accoutrements, but the idea of collecting them as objects of antique interest goes back at least to the 19th century. By , the antiquarian Albert Hartshorne had published Old English Glasses: An account of glass drinking vessels in England, from early times to the end of the eighteenth century. This seminal work provided the first attempt at classification of 18th century glasses, the sector which makes up the biggest slice of this particular market. Up to the mids, English glasses, like their Continental counterparts, were made of soda glass producing thinly constructed, lightweight vessels of fluid design.


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17th century and earlier antique glassware, including antique wine glasses, dating from prior to the 17th century and earlier are incredible survivors. It is wise for.

These items are not for sale and the descriptions, images and prices are for reference purposes only. You can reduce the number of items displayed by entering a keyword that must be included in the description of the item. A pair of Victorian ruby glass liqueur glasses painted with a grapewine decoration 9 cm high Show 4 more like this.

A collection of fourteen Bristol green glasses, 19th century all with a short stem, raised on a circular foot, varying shaped bowls the largest 13 cm high. Six pieces of antique cranberry glass including a sugar castor, lidded jar and 2 wine glasses, 14 cm high approx tallest. Victorian Milk Glass hand painted goblet hand painted floral decoration to bowl, with knopped stem, to circular foot, circa s, height 19 cm.

A Victorian glass rummer , circa etched with garlands and knopped stem 15 cm high. A collection of English rummers 19th century, each with a single knopped stem and raised on a circular foot, the tallest 15 cm high. Provenance: The John Hurlston Collection. Sixteen Brierley Crystal glasses, pattern: Hill, comprising of 8 white wine and 8 sherry glasses. Six 19th century tall English Bristol green wine glasses. Collection Dr John Raven, Perth.

Height 13 cm.

decanters & drinking-glasses (dating notes)

You can thank George Ravenscroft for the astonishing variety of antique drinking glasses we have today. The Englishman was first to produce clear lead crystal glassware on an industrial scale, vastly improving the process of adding lead oxide to glass in A glass revolution was started and the first goblet to sit on the shelves of antique drinks cabinets across the country was developed – the baluster.

But what exactly are they collecting? Antique baluster glasses Heavy balusters or goblets were all the rage between and The feet of these antique drinking glasses were folded and domed to strengthen the vessel.

Antique George III English Wine Glass with Facet Cut Stem c EUR From United Kingdom. EUR postage. Colour: Clear.

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1164 A Georgian wine glass with double series air twist stem.

It is wise for prospective collectors to temper their expectations of finding what they seek accordingly, particularly those with a passion for – or a myopic focus on – antique drinking glasses. To strike a pedantic pose for a moment, the first Hanoverian King, George I did not ascend to the throne until , and strictly speaking glass produced before this date should be termed according to either the incumbent monarch of the time, Queen Anne, William and Mary and so on, or the less specific epithet of the Stuart period if an exact date cannot be assigned to a particular piece and a degree of latitude is therefore required this encompasses the years to George’s coronation.

We are frequently asked about the possibility of making available for sale one of George Ravenscroft’s original goblets or posset pots – crizzled or otherwise – but thus far this remains no more than a tantalising possibility and a fervent hope – it would be enough to simply hold one of these cherished pieces for a moment, let alone to be charged with its disposal!

SOLD- 18th Century Opaque Twist Wine Glass. A Georgian glass. An excellent antique cotton twist wine glass dating to the mid 18th century.

Pair of Cranberry Wine Glasses. The Bowls being 3. A set of six late 19th Century Victorian antique cut glass wine glasses which have a facet cut round funnel bowl, a hollow hexagonal baluster shape stem and a plain Six sided silesian stem glass with folded foot soda glass. Engraved around the top, some tiny inclusions to the glass. A good set of 6 German or Dutch green Roemers, dating to the 19th century or earlier.

Each wine glass engraved with fruiting vines. This is a Georgian, English, engraved plain stem small wine or cordial glass dating from the mid 18th century. The glass is in excellent condition for its age.

Dating antique wine glasses. Antique Drinking Glasses

Large heavy cut glass late Georgian crystal presentation bowl with star cut base circa Often referred to as Irish glass, these heavy cut Georgian pieces were made in the English owned factories in Cork and Waterford in Ireland and then shipped to England where they would be taxed on the finished cut weight of the glass whereas in England the same taxes applied to English made glass before it was cut. In perfect order with no cracks or chips.

Late Georgian cut crystal wine decanter carafe with facet cut mallet shaped body and associated later stopper. The triple ring neck with bulbous form body facet cut to upper and lower form and with star cut base underneath.

Georgian wine glass with faceted sides, C. $ AUD. # View item. Showing 1–12 of.

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An excellent size for sherry, port or your favourite liqueur.

A collector’s guide to antique drinking glasses

The information below has been distilled from a variety of sources, most notably from “Miller’s antique checklist – Glass” by Mark West, and “Eighteenth Century English drinking-glasses an illustrated guide ” by L M Bickerton full publication details of which you will find in the “books” section of “glass notes” , both of which books we recommend if this is a field in which you are thinking of starting a collection. Several of the shapes below have been reproduced in later periods.

During the s and s, there was a big revival in interest in Georgian and Regency styles, and the kuttrolf or cluck-cluck was produced for many years after the second World War by Holmegaard. For this reason, shape alone should not be the sole criterion when attempting to date a decanter. The colour and clarity of the metal, skill of execution, wear-marks etc.

Goblets are not sherbet glasses, water and wine don’t always mix. By identifying the shape you may be able to determine the glass’s use which will help in.

Georgian Air Twist Drinking Glasses c. Historically an air twist is a type of decoration exhibited in the stems of 18th-century antique drinking glasses and other stemmed tableware of the era. The terminology is almost exclusively related to those glasses produced in England between c. The ‘ air twist ‘ is a named subcategory of English drinking glasses within historical documents, denoted as ‘wormed glasses’.

Later resurgences of the air twist style are an indication of their lasting popularity. The Excise Act of is very often heralded as the propelling factor in the glassmaker’s advancements, a driving force of experimentation. However, this taxation was levied against raw materials and whilst this led to a heavy financial burden in the English glass industry, it was most certainly not the driving factor of the glassmaker’s ingenuity and inspiration.

In , after a determined campaign by the glass manufactures, the excise duty was changed to apply to the finished glass goods, rather than the raw materials. It was not until after a century of taxation that Parliament finally repealed the Glass Excise.

Antique Set of 15 American Victorian crystal wine glasses

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