18th Century French wine glass c1730

£160.00 $222.00 Product Code: 2018071949

Date & Origin 

France or Belgium, c1730.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown.

Dimensions 

Height: 12.4cm Bowl diameter: 5.4cm Foot diameter: 6.3cm.

Weight

61 grams

Technical Description 

An early 18th century wine glass. The bucket bowl rests upon a hollow inverted baluster stem and a conical foot with a rough pontil.

Historical Relevance 

Hand-blown around the time Robert Walpole became Britain's First Lord of the Treasury, effectively Prime Minister, although the term was not officially used at that time.

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