Goergian Triple Knop Opaque Twist Wine Glass c1760

£530.00 $672.84 Product Code: 2023031402

Technical Description

An exceptional 18th Century opaque twist wine glass dating to 1760.

It has a good-sized bell bowl above a triple knop double series opaque twist stem consisting of two pairs of 3-ply spiral threads outside a gauze.

One of the most elegant triple knop examples we have had.

Date & Origin 

England, c1760. Period of George III.

Condition

Excellent, no damage or restoration. Wonderful condition.

Dimensions 

Height: 16.7cm Rim diameter: 6.8cm Foot diameter: 7.6cm

Historical Context

1760 was a busy year in Scotland with the Edinburgh City Chambers opening as the Royal Exchange designed by John Adam. Also construction of Glasgow’s new town hall is completed and the first well house was built at St Bernard's Well, Stockbridge in Edinburgh

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