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.
Excellent, age-related wear as shown, no chips cracks, or restoration
Height: 16.5cm Rim diameter: 6.2cm Foot diameter: 6.6cm.
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Hand-made around the time the University of Glasgow school of medicine was founded in 1751.