Wrythen Moulded 18th Century Opaque Twist Wine Glass c1760

£240.00 $289.92 Product Code: 2022011808

Technical Description 

An antique 18th century opaque twist wine glass with an ogee bowl which has wrythen moulding to the base.  Rests upon a double series opaque twist stem consisting of a pair of corkscrews 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: 13.8cm Rim diameter: 4.5cm Foot diameter: 6.8cm

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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