Georgian Mercury Air Twist Cordial Glass c1750

£875.00 $1,076.78 Product Code: 2019012111

Date & Origin 

England, c1750. Period of George II.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown.

Dimensions 

Height: 15cm Rim diameter: 5.9cm Foot diameter: 6.9cm.

Weight

136 grams

Technical Description 

A Georgian air twist cordial glass. A drawn trumpet bowl transitions to a mercury twist stem, the twist is comprised of a pair of corkscrews. The piece is supported by a conical foot finished with a rough pontil. 

Historical Relevance 

Hand-made around the time the wearing of the kilt was banned in Scotland by the Dress Act in 1746.

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