London, South Kensington
29 September 2009
A MAMMOTH GOBLET
EARLY 19TH CENTURY, ENGLISH
The generous round bowl supported on a knopped stem and thick circular foot
11¾ in. (30 cm.) high
Plesch collection (Gg 30); acquired from Farthing Antiques of Nantwich, September 1981.
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The present glass may have been intended as a presentation goblet, punch bowl or candle holder.
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