18th Century Antique Opaque Twist Wine Glass c1760

£200.00 $253.90 Product Code: 2022011804

Technical Description 

A George III opaque twist wine glass with an ogee bowl. Rests upon a double series opaque twist stem consisting of a 12-ply spiral band outside a pair of spiral tapes. Conical foot with a snapped pontil.

Date & Origin 

England, c1760. Period of George III.

Condition

Excellent, no chips cracks or restoration 

Dimensions 

Height: 15.5cm Rim diameter: 5cm Foot diameter: 6.7cm

Historical Relevance 

March 20th, 1760, the 'Great' Fire of Boston destroyed 349 buildings and the 'Great' Comet named C/1760 A1 approached Earth within 0.0682 AUs. 

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