A type of Georgian glass used for drinking beer. The first versions in use in the early 17th century had a short stem and a small conical bowl, but by the later 17th century the shape had evolved, with the vessel being taller and having a longer stem and a rounded conical bowl. The bowl was sometimes decorated with engravings of barley ears or hops.
A Georgian wine glass together with a Georgian ale glass, circa 1750, (2) the wine glass having a flared drawn trumpet bowl with baroque engraving to the rim, supported on a multiple spiral air twist stem, supported on a folded foot, the ale glass with rou
Two 18th century Dram glasses and 18th century ale glass. Circa 1760 both with gadrooned bowl and knopped stem, the ale glass circa 1760 with trumpet funnel bowl, engraved with hops and barley, knopped stem, tallest 13 cm high (3)
Eight various Georgian wine, ale and cordial glasses, each variously moulded with conical and fluted bowls, one with an etched vine decoration, the tallest 15 cm high. Provenance: Collection of Miss Lai Dashwood, United Kingdom Thence by descent
Seven various Georgian wine, ale and cordial glasses, each with a knopped stem and various shaped bowls, one with etched decoration, the tallest 16 cm high. Provenance: Collection of Miss Lai Dashwood, United Kingdom Thence by descent
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