Rare Victorian White Bristol Glass Gilt Memorial Mourning Wreath Cup
Presented is a lovely old Bristol glass cup or mug, dating to around the
1820s-1850s. The mug is made in a lovely classical form, with balustroid body,
round foot, and applied handle. The piece is hand blown from white Bristol
glass, complete with polished pontil visible on the underside. The front of the
mug is decorated with a gilt wreathe, surrounding the words “Remember Me.”
cracks, no breaks, and no repairs. The gilding has some wear, please let the
photos guide your judgment.
This piece stands about 2 7/8 inches tall and measures about 3 inches from
the back of the handle to the opposite lip.