Georgian Kit Kat balustroid wine glass c1740

£390.00 $471.47 Product Code: 2019012128

Date & Origin 

England, c1740. Period of George II.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown. 

Dimensions 

Height: 16.8cm Rim diameter: 7.2cm Foot diameter: 7.4cm.

Weight

135 grams

Technical Description 

An 18th century Kit Kat balustroid wine glass. The trumpet bowl is drawn from the stem. This features an inverted baluster knop containing a well-balanced air tear. The piece is supported by a folded conical foot with a rough pontil. 

Historical Relevance 

Hand-made around the time Grog was first issued to the Royal Navy in1740.

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