Georgian Thistle Bowl Plain Stem Wine Glass c1740

£135.00 $166.68 Product Code: 2021041602

Date & Origin 

England, c1740. Period of George II.

Condition

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

Dimensions 

Height: 16.2 cm Rim diameter: 8.4cm Folded Foot diameter: 8 cm.

Technical Description 

A superb 18th century plain stem wine glass. It has a rare thistle bowl with a solid section at the base. Conical folded foot with a snapped pontil.

A fine example with a large enough bowl for modern wines and a wide fold indicating an early example.

Historical Relevance 

Hand-blown around the time Benjamin Franklin invented his Franklin stove.

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