In England in the 18th and 19th century, "rummer" was the name given to a drinking glass for wine with a wide bowl and short stem joined to a circular domed or square foot. The glasses were not designed for drinking rum, as the name implies. The name "rummer" is a corruption of the German word Romer, as the early glasses were used for white wine from the Rhine region.
A Georgian engraved Rummer, early 19th century, the heavy rummer with a goblet shaped bowl etched with a ship in full sail and a fern like sprig to the reverse, upon a knopped stem and with a partly polished pontil. Height 13.5 cm
A collection of rummers, early 19th century, (31) comprising, twenty nine rummers, early 19th century, of two types, both with ogee faceted bowls, ten of which have a bladed knop to stem, on plain feet, an Irish rummer, the broad pan topped facetted bowl w
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