This is a pair of Bohemian blue glass shot mugs with handles dating to the 19th century, circa 1880.
Because the tiny blue glass mugs are hand blown, they differ slightly in size. Each mug is approximately 1 ¾"" high and 1 1/8" wide at the mouth; the dimensions are quite small.
The matching shot mugs each have a handle on an opposing side, which indicates the mugs are for a male and female.
The blue glass is brilliantly beautiful.
The front of each mug has a flower and foliage painted in white enamel.
The rim is the flat is ground smooth and trimmed in gold. The mug with the handle on the right has a small nick on the rim, a rough spot that can be felt, but is difficult to see in a photo as the gold covers it. The glass is also thinner on the shot mug that is slightly smaller.
The pontils are round. The shot mug with the handle on the right has an indented pontil that is smooth; the one with the handle on the left has a pontil that is a bit more flat and with some texture to it.
The glass has some air bubbles. There is a blob of white enamel on the back side of one handle.
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