Vintage / Antique Bristol Blue Ruby/cranberry Glass Optic Jug - 11cm - Superb
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Vintage / Antique Bristol Blue Ruby/cranberry Glass Optic Jug - 11cm - Superb:
BRISTOL BLUE Ruby / Cranberry Glass Optic Jug/Ewer/Pitcher - 11cm x 11cm
Excellent vintage condition with no chips or cracks and signed on the bottom. Snapped pontil.
The glass Is made using the very same methodology and techniques as those during the reign of Queen Victoria although is probably Edwardian.
Ruby glass contains 24 carat gold. To achieve the consistent high transparency of the glass, the pieces often have to be made several times in order to achieve that flawless finish and perfect form they are famous piece measures 11cm high and 11cm wide.
Thanks for your interest, I have other similar items and as always I am very happy to combine postage whenever possible.