Date & Origin
England, c1750. Period of George II.
Excellent, age-related wear as shown.
Height: 17.6cm Rim diameter: 6.9cm Foot diameter: 7.3cm.
A rare engraved 18th century Newcastle light baluster wine glass. A round funnel bowl engraved with a band of ‘Greek key’. The stem is comprised of an annular knop with opposing balusters above and below. A basal knop completes the stem and joins it with a helmet foot featuring a rough pontil. A magnificent well balanced and rare example.
Hand-made around the time the ruins of Pompeii were rediscovered.
This exact example is featured in Eighteenth Century English drinking glasses an Illustrated Guide. By L.M Bickerton – Page 123 Plate 283.
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