An excellent example of an 18th century antique wine glass. It has a round funnel bowl engraved with an engraved band of leaves and flowers around the rim. Sits on a plain stem with a large conical folded foot.
Date & Origin
England, c1740. Period of George II.
Excellent, no chips cracks. No chips cracks or restoration.
Height: 15.2 Rim diameter: 5.2cm Foot diameter: 8.2cm.
The "plain stem" wine glass of the 18th century has a strength of character unequalled by many of its contemporaries. With an amazing array of sizes, bowls, and foot forms, the 'plain stem' is very much a collector's favourite.
This is a particularly fine example with a combination of engraving and moulding and a folded foot. Elegance and strength.
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