An early English brown glass small mug, circa 1700
Lot 80
An early English brown glass small mug, circa 1700
Sold for £3,500 (US$ 5,515) inc. premium

Lot Details
An early English brown glass small mug, circa 1700
Of simple baluster form with an everted rim and a trailed S-scroll handle, applied around the base with opaque-white cabling, the rim with a trailed band of fine threads also in white, slight kick-in base, 6.3cm high

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Peter Meyer Collection
    The Ron and Mary Thomas Collection, Bath, sold in these rooms 4 June 2008, lot 271

    For a very similar brown glass jug with trailed and combed white loops attributed to England, late 17th century, see the example in the Corning Museum of Glass, illustrated by Dwight Lanmon and David Whitehouse, Glass in the Robert Lehman Collection (1993), p.112, fig.38.2. For a discussion of these rare brown glass pieces see Robert Charleston, English Glass (1984), p.133
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