Georgian Double Series Air Twist Wine Glass c1750

£375.00 $467.48 Product Code: 2019020520

Date & Origin 

England, c1750. Period of George II.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown. 

Dimensions 

Height: 15cm Rim diameter: 5.4cm Foot diameter: 6.9cm.

Weight

138 grams

Technical Description 

An 18th century air twist wine glass. A round funnel bowl rests upon a double series air twist stem. The stem is comprised of a pair of seven-ply spiral bands outwith a pair of corkscrews. A conical foot with a rough pontil supports the piece. 

Historical Relevance 

Hand-blown around the time the first issue of Berlingske, Denmark's oldest continually operating newspaper was published.

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