Antique 18th Century Georgian Opaque Twist Ale Glass c1760

£220.00 $285.76 Product Code: 2018070715

Date & Origin

England, c1760. Period of George III.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown.

Dimensions

Height: 19.2cm   Rim diameter: 6.5cm,   Foot diameter: 7.2cm

Weight

188 grams

Technical Description

18th-century opaque twist ale glass. An elongated ogee bowl. The stem is comprised of a pair of spiral tapes outside a gauze. The conical foot has a rough pontil.

Historical Relevance

Hand-blown around the time The Treaty of Hubertusburg put an end to the Seven Years' War between Prussia and Austria, and their allies France and Russia.

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