RARE IRISH CUT CRYSTAL PITCHER CIRCA 1800
An extremely rare Irish Heavy Gauge Deep Hand Cut Crystal Water Jug of baluster form with applied tapering swan neck handle. Circa 1800 to 1830, possible made by the original Waterford Glass Works, or could be of Cork Glass origin.
The main lower entire body with a meticulously executed continuous band of diamond cut pattern below a circle of blaze cut decoration, the circular base with star cut pattern.
Condition: This piece is offered in original very good condition, with no evidence of any losses to crystal, no inside clouding, wonderful evidence of age wear at base.
Height: (entire) 7” (18cm). Diameter: (base). 3.25” (8.5cm).
Location: Dublin City, Ireland.
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NOTE: See “IRISH GLASS” by Phelps Warren, pages 226 & 236 which shows similar jugs which seem to have been made in Cork.
This is a wonderful example of rare early Irish Crystal of very fine quality in exceptional condition for such an early piece.
Catalogued by Patrick Howard.