Beautiful example of Victorian Pterdomania
Lovely original set of six etched fern tumblers, that are utterly beautiful and very usable today.
Delicately etched with ferns and dedicated to “R and M Chirnside”
Perfect examples of the Victorian love for ferns also known as “Pteridomania” or “Fern-Fever” many pieces from that period were decorated with fern motifs.
Middlesbrough circa 1864.
Perfect condition, the items we most probably created as a marriage gift.
The Chirnside familty were local to the area and can be found be found in local Parish registers
size- tumblers stand 12cms tall
*NOT SUITABLE FOR DISHWASHERS!*