18th Century Incised Twist Wine Glass c1755

£375.00 $468.79 Product Code: 2018122146

Date & Origin 

England, c1755. Period of George II.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown.

Dimensions 

Height: 16.6cm Rim diameter: 5.8cm Foot diameter: 6.8cm.

Weight

163 grams

Technical Description 

An 18th century incised twist wine glass. A round funnel bowl rests upon a incised twist stem. The piece is supported by a domed foot with a rough pontil, a rare example. 

Historical Relevance 

Hand-blown around the time Lord Harwicke's Marriage Act 1753 "for the Better Preventing of Clandestine Marriage" came into force in England and Wales on the 25th March 1754.

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