Bristol Blue cut glass Punch Bowl with lid and gilded ladle

Bristol Blue cut glass Punch Bowl with lid and gilded ladle

Bristol Blue cut glass Punch Bowl with lid and gilded ladle

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Bristol Blue cut glass Punch Bowl with lid and gilded ladle:
cut with fluted curving sides and horizontal-banding; with traces of gilding and opening for punch ladle.
Circa 1860 with later ladle supplied.

Height:11"-28.0cm
Width:7"-19.0cm
Glossary Words

cut glass

Often now referred to as 'crystal', the glass was blown and shaped, then passed to a specialist cutter, who would polish and cut patterns to enhance its brilliance.

gilded, gilt

A very thin layer of gold applied to brass or bronze.

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