Antique amber glass small sweetmeat bowl with a wrythen body and pinched and folded rim. The rim has four distinct tongs pinches to it. The small dished wrythen bowl of the body is round in section with an integral foot. This bowl has been blown from one gather of glass, the base has a rough pontil. Some collectors may refer to this item as a pan.
This folded rim bowl dates to the early mid 19th century, around 1850, during the reign of Queen Victoria in the early Victorian period.
An attractive and interesting small bowl, in very good antique condition without chips cracks nor restoration. The base has a small collections label dating it to 1850. The body has the usual bubbles and other minor inclusions and tool marks within the metal and wear to the base commensurate with age and use.
This antique amber glass bowl is a nice decorative and useful piece of Victorian glassware for the table, sideboard or cabinet. It could be used for preserves, sugar, salt or sweetmeats.
Overall Height 2 inches ( 5 cm)
Diameter 3 3/4 inches ( 9.5 cm)
Base width 2 1/4 inches ( 5.7 cm)
Weight 94 grammes unpacked
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