A Set of Six 19th Century Opaque Twist Liqueur Glasses c1860

£270.00 $338.66 Product Code: 2018111412

Date & Origin 

England, c1860. Period of Victoria.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown, the bowl of one glass is bloomed. 

Dimensions 

Height: 11.1cm Bowl diameter: 4.2cm Foot diameter: 5.6cm.

Weight

413 grams combined

Technical Description 

A set of six 19th century opaque twist wine glasses. The round funnel bowl is decorated with a band of slice cuts. The opaque twist stem is comprised of a pair of spiral tapes outwith a gauze column. The piece is supported by a conical foot with a polished pontil. Very unusual to find opaque twists from this era as a set of six.

Historical Relevance 

Hand-blown around the time of the American Civil War (1861 to 1865).

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