Georgian Baluster Stem Wine Glass c1730

£475.00 $668.94 Product Code: 2018070702

Date & Origin 

England, 1720 – 1740. Period of George I or George II.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown.

Dimensions 

Height: 15.7cm Bowl Diameter: 6.6cm Foot Diameter: 6.7cm.

Weight

139 grams

Technical Description 

A baluster stem with a shoulder annular knop with a cushion knop below, both above a ball knop containing an air tear and a basal knop. A bell bowl and a folded conical type foot.

Historical Relevance 

The heavy lead glass and deep hue is indicative of its origin and period. Handmade around the time of Sir Robert Walpole’s administration. Pope Clement XII succeeds Pope Benedict XIII, as the 246th pope. Mahmud I (1730–1754) succeeds Ahmed III (1703–1730), as Ottoman Emperor.

Relevant References

18th Century Drinking Glasses by Charles Hadimach. Page 128 Plate 47

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