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Antique 19th Century Glass Gill Spirit Measure c.1890

Ref: 2018072516 / LA159024

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Description

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DATE & ORIGIN:-
England, c1890. Period of Victoria.

TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION:-
A 19th century glass gill spirit measure. A tapering neck with an engraved measurement line. The body is stamped ‘Gill’ over a crown, VR and 3. This dates the piece to between 1879 and 1901. A polished base completes the piece.

HISTORICAL RELEVANCE:-
Hand-blown around the time Arthur Conan Doyle published The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes on the 31st of October.

PRODUCT CODE
2018072516


Measurements

Height : 11.3 cm

Diameter : 7.7 cm

Weight : 287 g

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown

Date of Manufacture :