Near Pair of 18th Century Irish cut-glass Platters

Near Pair of 18th Century Irish cut-glass Platters

Near Pair of 18th Century Irish cut-glass Platters

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Near Pair of 18th Century Irish cut-glass Platters:
one being 5mm larger in both dimensions with the same design cutting but 12 to 16 segments; with centre star and spiral border on base; flat diamond cutting to almond border and petal and point outside edge. Circa 1780 with minor chipping.

Height:1"-4.5cm
Width:11"-29.0cm
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.

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