Knopped 18th Century Air Twist Wine Glass c1750

£350.00 $423.12 Product Code: 2019020507

Date & Origin 

England, c1750. Period of George II.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown.

Dimensions 

Height: 14.7cm Bowl diameter: 5.6cm Foot diameter: 6.7cm.

Weight

152 grams

Technical Description 

A knopped air twist wine glass. The bowl is a round funnel. This rests upon a multi-spiral air twist stem with a blade shoulder knop. The conical foot has a rough pontil. A very unusual form.

Historical Relevance 

Hand-blown around the time riots broke out in Paris, France on the 16th of May 1750.

 

 

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