A fine example of an 18th-century opaque twist wine glass dating to c1760.
It has a round funnel bowl above a double series opaque twist stem with a central knop consisting of a pair of spiral tapes outside a pair of spiral threads. Conical foot.
Date & Origin
England, c1760. Period of George III.
Excellent, No chips cracks or restoration.
Height: 16.7cm Bowl Diameter: 5.9cm Foot diameter: 7.1cm.
This glass comes from the Michael Wallis collection which took over 45 years to build and contains over 250 drinking glasses, covering all forms from the 18th century, many exceptionally rare. They will all be presented by Exhibit over the coming weeks and months.