18th Century Opaque Twist Champagne Flute Glass c1760

£230.00 $283.04 Product Code: 2022031903

Technical Description 

A fine 18th-century opaque twist champagne glass. A lipped conical bowl transitions to a double series opaque twist stem. The stem is comprised of a pair of spiral threads outside a gauze. The conical foot has a rough pontil.  

Date & Origin 

England, c1760. Period of George III.

Condition

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

Dimensions 

Height: 19.7cm  Bowl Diameter: 6.4cm Foot diameter: 7.3cm.

Historical Relevance 

Hand-blown around the time of "The Treaty of Hubertusburg", which put an end to the Seven Years' War between Prussia and Austria.

 

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