Rib Moulded 18th Century Air Twist Wine Glass c1750

£265.00 $366.57 Product Code: 2019020519

Date & Origin 

England, c1750. Period of George II.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown. 

Dimensions 

Height: 14.4cm Rim diameter: 5.5cm Foot diameter: 7.2cm.

Weight

148 grams

Technical Description 

A Georgian air twist wine glass. An ogee bowl with rib moulding to the lower half. This rests upon an air twist stem, the twist is comprised of two pairs of corkscrews. The piece is supported by a conical foot finished with a rough pontil. 

Historical Relevance 

Hand-made around the time the wearing of the kilt was banned in Scotland by the Dress Act in 1746. 

 

 

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