Georgian diamond-cut stepped glass bowl with circular foot

Georgian diamond-cut stepped glass bowl with circular foot

Georgian diamond-cut stepped glass bowl with circular foot

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Georgian diamond-cut stepped glass bowl with circular foot:
the foot with double step up to knopped stem; with wide and
narrow banding of horizontal, diagonal, diamond and vertical cutting.
Circa 1800-1820.

Height:8"-22.0cm
Width:9"-23.0cm
Glossary Words

Georgian

Covers the reigns of the four King Georges of England between 1714 and 1830. Simplicity, harmony, symmetry and airiness were characteristic of the period, which overlaps with Regency. See Adam's style.

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.

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