Date & Origin
England, c1740. Period of George II.
Excellent, age-related wear as shown.
Height: 16.8cm Rim diameter: 7.2cm Foot diameter: 7.4cm.
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.
Hand-made around the time Grog was first issued to the Royal Navy in1740.