Georgian Double Knop Air Twist Ale or Champagne Glass c1750

£350.00 $430.71 Product Code: MW2022081602

Technical Description 

A tall 18th-century air twist ale or champagne glass. It has a long round funnel  bowl above a multi spiral air twist stem with two swelling knops. Conical foot.

If you would like to learn more about 18th-century drinking glasses then there are a few article links below which may help.

Identification of Antique Drinking Glasses | The English Air Twist

Outlander Drinking Glasses | Which glasses did the cast use & how accurate were they?

Date & Origin 

England, c1750. Period of George II.

Condition

No chips cracks or restoration, the foot has had a ver minor polish to the rim

Dimensions 

Height: 19.1cm Rim diameter: 5.4cm , Foot diameter: 7.1cm.

Historical Relevance Hand-blown around the time of the 1745 Jacobite Rebellion, led by Charles Edward Stuart.

Comments

This glass comes from the Michael Wallis collection which took over 45 years to build and contains over 250 drinking glasses, covering all forms from the 18th century, many exceptionally rare. They will all be presented by Exhibit over the coming weeks and months. 

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