Georgian Opaque Twist Lynn Wine Glass c1760

£690.00 $875.96 Product Code: 2023020307

Technical Description 

An 18th-century opaque twist wine glass with a round funnel bowl with four lynn rings. Rests upon a double series opaque twist stem consisting of 12-ply spiral band outside a pair of spiral tapes. Conical foot with a snapped pontil.

 

Ex Geoffrey Walton Collection

Date & Origin 

England, c1760. Period of George III.

Condition

Excellent, no chips cracks or restoration 

Dimensions 

Height: 14cm Rim diameter: 5cm Foot diameter: 6.3cm

Historical Relevance 

Hand-blown around the time the first patent for a one-piece pencil with eraser was issued to American inventor J. Rechendorf of New York City.

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