Georgian Mixed Twist Wine Glass c1760

£650.00 $891.67 Product Code: 2019012110

Date & Origin 

England, c1765. Period of George III.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown. There is an insignificant small bruise on the wear line, which requires an eyeglass to be seen. Very much part of the natural wear of the glass.

Dimensions 

Height: 15.5cm Rim diameter: 5.2cm Foot diameter: 6.7cm.

Weight

138 grams

Technical Description 

A rare 18th century antique wine glass. A round funnel bowl rests upon a mixed twist stem. The stem is comprised of a spiral air cable opposite a spiral opaque thread, This surrounds an intertwined air and opaque column. A fine example, the piece is supported by a conical foot with a rough pontil. 

Historical Relevance 

Hand-made around the time Taylors & Lloyds Bank was established in Birmingham in 1765.

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