18th Century Opaque Twist Wine Glass c1760

£220.00 $274.34 Product Code: 2022061110

Technical Description 

An antique 18th-century opaque twist wine glass. It has an ogee bowl with rib moulding to the lower half.  Sits on a double series opaque twist stem consisting of a pair of 5-ply spiral bands outside a two pairs of spiral threads. Conical foot with a snapped pontil.

Date & Origin 

England, c1760. Period of George III.

Condition

Excellent, no chips cracks or restoration 

Dimensions 

Height: 14.6cm Rim diameter: 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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