Georgian Air Twist Wine Glass c1750

£190.00 $244.74 Product Code: 2019020510

Date & Origin 

England, c1750. Period of George II.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown. 

Dimensions 

Height: 16.4cm Bowl diameter: 7.6cm Foot diameter: 9cm.

Weight

266 grams

Technical Description 

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. 

Historical Relevance 

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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