Tall Antique 18th Century Air Twist Wine Glass c1750

£285.00 $349.70 Product Code: 2022011802

Technical Description 

A fine 18th-century single series air twist wine glass. It has a large round funnel bowl above a spiral air gauze. Conical foot with a snapped pontil. 

Well above average height.

If you would like to learn more about 18th-century drinking glasses then there are a few article links below which may help.

Identification of Antique Drinking Glasses | The English Air Twist

Outlander Drinking Glasses | Which glasses did the cast use & how accurate were they?

 

Date & Origin 

England, c1750. Period of George II.

Condition

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

Dimensions 

Height: 16.7cm Rim diameter: 5.7cm, Foot diameter: 7cm.

Historical Relevance Hand-blown around the time of the 1745 Jacobite Rebellion, led by Charles Edward Stuart.

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