Date & Origin
England, c1750. Period of George II.
Excellent, age-related wear as shown.
Height: 16.4cm Bowl diameter: 7.6cm Foot diameter: 9cm.
An air twist wine glass. A drawn trumpet bowl transitions to a multi-spiral air twist stem. The very large conical foot has a rough pontil.
Hand-blown around the time Benjamin Franklin proved that lightning is electricity, using his famous kite experiment on 15th of June 1752.
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