Antique glass - Davenport tumbler C1806
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Tumbler decorated with the Davenport technique and marked patent on the base English c1806.
Bowl dia: 8 cm.
Condition: Very good with no chips, cracks or restoration.
Davenport patent glass was decorated with the intention to imitate engraving or etching. The process was patented in 1806 by John Davenport and English potter and glass maker. The process involved covering the outer surface with a paste containing powdered glass, then removing the surplus paste so as to leave the intended design and then firing at low temperature to fuse the glass powder on to the surface.
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 email@example.com or Telephone: +44 (0)7841 500644.
H: 8.8cm (3.5")