18th Century Multi Spiral Air Twist Dram Glass c1750

£180.00 $245.54 Product Code: 2021101049

Technical Description 

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.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown.

Dimensions 

Height: 12.2cm Rim diameter: 4.4cm Foot diameter: 5.8cm.

Historical Relevance 

Hand-blown around the time France declared war on Britain during The War of the Austrian Succession in 1744.

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