18th Century Georgian Single Series Air Twist Wine Glass c1750

£575.00 $688.68 Product Code: 2018082205

Date & Origin 

England, c1740. Period of George II.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown. Some light scratches on the bowl.

Dimensions 

Height: 14.9cm Rim diameter: 6.1cm, Foot diameter: 6.9cm.

Weight

124 grams

Technical Description 

18th-century air twist wine glass. A round-funnel bowl engraved with a floral band consisting of rose buds and carnations. The single series air twist stem boasts a single spiral cable. Finished with a conical foot and a rough pontil. Possible Jacobite Sympathy.

Historical Relevance 

Hand-blown around the time The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences made Eva Ekeblad its first female member in 1748.

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