18th Century Multi Spiral Two Piece Air Twist Wine Glass c1750

£230.00 $297.51 Product Code: 2020090109

Date & Origin 

England, c1750. Period of George II.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown, no chips cracks or restoration

Dimensions 

Height: 16.5cm Rim diameter: 6.7cm Foot diameter: 7cm.

Technical Description 

A Georgian air twist wine glass. The drawn two-piece glass with a bell bowl which transitions into a multi-spiral air twist stem. The piece is supported by a conical foot with a rough pontil. A fine example.

Identification of Antique Drinking Glasses | The English Air Twist

Historical Relevance 

Hand-made around the time the University of Glasgow school of medicine was founded in 1751. 

 

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