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.
Excellent, no damage or restoration. Wonderful condition.
Height: 16.7cm Rim diameter: 6.8cm Foot diameter: 7.6cm
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