Georgian Opaque Twist Ale Glass c1760

£195.00 $261.09 Product Code: 2020060505

Date & Origin 

England, c1760. Period of George III.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown. 

Dimensions 

Height: 19.4cm Rim diameter: 5.5cm Foot diameter: 7.6cm.

Weight

178 grams

Technical Description 

18th century opaque twist ale glass. An elongated round funnel bowl upon a double series opaque twist stem. The twist is made up of a spiral gauze with a solid core. This all rests upon a conical foot with a rough pontil. 

Historical Relevance 

Hand-blown around the time the first patent for a one-piece pencil with eraser was issued to American inventor J. Rechendorf of New York City.

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