Antique 19th Century Victorian Air Twist Wine Glass c1880

£125.00 $157.36 Product Code: 2018071413

Date & Origin

England, c1880. Period of Victorian.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown.

Dimensions

Height: 17.2cm   Rim diameter: 7.5cm,   Foot diameter: 7.7cm

Weight

240 grams

Technical Description

19th-century air twist wine glass. A round funnel bowl with a band of rococo style engraving. The multi-spiral air twist stem has a shoulder, baluster and inverted baluster knops. The piece is supported by a conical foot with a rough pontil.

Historical Relevance

Hand-blown around the time the first commercial hydroelectric power plant in the world begins generating electricity in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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