An 18th Century Baluster Champagne Glass c1730

£725.00 $896.10 Product Code: 2018122111

Date & Origin 

England, c1730. Period of George II.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown. 

Dimensions 

Height: 12.8cm Rim diameter: 8.9cm Foot diameter: 7.4cm.

Weight

249 grams

Technical Description 

An 18th century baluster champagne glass. A cup bowl rests upon a knopped stem featuring a teared ball knop above an inverted baluster knop. The piece is supported by a domed foot with a rough pontil.

Historical Relevance 

Hand-blown around the time the Engraving Copyright Act 1734, also known as Hogarth's Act was passed by Parliament to protect original engravings against unauthorized copies.

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