18th Century Multi Spiral Air Twist Wine Glass c1750

£230.00 $291.99 Product Code: 2022061106

Technical Description 

A Georgian air twist wine glass with a bell bowl with a solid section to the base. It has a multi-spiral air twist stem that starts at the base of the bowl. The piece is supported by a conical foot with a rough pontil. A fine example.

Date & Origin 

England, c1750. Period of George II.

Condition

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

Dimensions 

Height: 16.5cm Rim diameter: 6.2cm Foot diameter: 6.6cm.

Comments

If you want to learn more about 18th-century air twist wine glasses, we have an excellent article which can be found using the link below.

Identification of Antique Drinking Glasses | The English Air Twist

Historical Relevance 

Hand-made around the time the University of Glasgow school of medicine was founded in 1751. 

 

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