Large 18th Century Double Knop Air Twist Wine Glass c1750

£320.00 $406.24 Product Code: 2023041908

Technical Description 

A fine 18th-century air twist wine glass. It has a round funnel bowl above a multi spiral air twist stem with a shoulder inverted baluster swelling knop and a central angular swelling knop. A very nice example and taller than normal for this form. Conical foot.

If you would like to learn more about 18th-century drinking glasses then there are a few article links below which may help.

Identification of Antique Drinking Glasses | The English Air Twist

Outlander Drinking Glasses | Which glasses did the cast use & how accurate were they?

Date & Origin 

England, c1750. Period of George II.

Condition

No chips, cracks, or restoration.

Dimensions

Height: 17cm
Rim diameter: 6.2cm
Foot diameter: 7.1cm

Historical Context

Hand-blown around the time of the 1745 Jacobite Rebellion, led by Charles Edward Stuart.

 

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