An 18th century dram glass with a drawn trumpet bowl and multi spiral air twist stem. Conical foot with a snapped pontil. Drawn trumpet wine glasses in this form are relatively common, whereas a dram glass is rather rare and you don't find them very often. This is a fine example.
Date & Origin
England, c1750. Period of George II.
Excellent, age-related wear as shown.
Height: 12.2cm Rim diameter: 4.4cm Foot diameter: 5.8cm.
Hand-blown around the time France declared war on Britain during The War of the Austrian Succession in 1744.
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