Antique glass - blue bonnet glasses

Antique glass - blue bonnet glasses

Code: 71


H: 8cm (3.1")


Blue bonnet glass the double ogee bowl with reticulated moulding. Pontil scar to underside of foot. English c1780. 

Rim  dia:  6.2 cm. 

Foot dia:  5.2 cm.

Condition: Very good. 

Note: Bonnet glasses were used on the table for for dry sweetmeats. Such glasses have been incorrectly termed as monteiths by E. Barringgton Haynes (1941) and consequently referred to as such by later writers.

Marris Antiques - I have been a specialist antique glass dealer since 1986.  My stock consists of a wide range of antique 18th and 19th century English and Irish glass including antique drinking glasses, rummers, tumblers, decanters, coloured glass and a selection of late 19th & early 20th century Whitefriars glass. My website displays a small selection of my glass, however, if you are looking for something specific and cannot find it, please do not hesitate to contact me direct form my website contact page,  Email or Telephone: +44 (0)7841 500644.