Antique 18th Century Georgian Opaque Twist Ale Glass c1760

£240.00 $310.37 Product Code: 2018070710

Date & Origin

England, c1760. Period of George III.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown.

Dimensions

Height: 16.7cm   Rim diameter: 5.5cm,   Foot diameter: 7.2cm

Weight

150 grams

Technical Description

18th-century opaque twist ale glass. An elongated round funnel bowl with rib moulding to the lower half. A pair of spiral tapes out with a pair of spiral threads makes up the stem. This all rests upon a conical foot with a rough pontil.

Historical Relevance

Hand-blown around the time the 1st life insurance policy in North America was issued on the 22nd of May 1761 in Philadelphia.

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