A superb 18th century Air Twist wine glass which used to be contained with the Ron and Mary Thomas collection dating to c1750.
It has a large pan top bowl above a double series air twist stem consisting of a pair of spiral threads outside a cable.
Date & Origin
England, c1750. Period of George II.
Excellent, no chips cracks or restoration
Height: 17.5cm, Rim diameter:7cm, Foot diameter: 7.8cm
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.