18th Century Knopped Air Twist Wine Glass c1750

£390.00 $495.11 Product Code: 2022112301

Technical Description 

A very fine mid 18th Century air twist wine glass.

A large ribbed round funnel bowl above a multi spiral air twist stem with a shoulder swelling knop. Conical foot.

If you want to learn more about air twist wine glasses from the 18th century, then we have a superb article on the subject which can be found by using the link below.

Identification of Antique Drinking Glasses | The English Air Twist

Date & Origin 

England, c1750. Period of George II.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown. No chips cracks or restoration.

Dimensions 

Height: 19.1cm Rim diameter: 7.2cm Foot diameter: 8.2cm.

Historical Relevance 

Hand-blown around the time France declared war on Britain during The War of the Austrian Succession in 1744.

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