Georgian Balustroid Wine Glass c1730

£485.00 $627.20 Product Code: 2019040412

Date & Origin 

England, c1730. Period of George II.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown.

Dimensions 

Height: 14.3cm Rim diameter: 7.2cm Foot diameter: 8cm.

Weight

129 grams

Technical Description 

An 18th century Balustroid stem wine glass. A flared bell bowl rests upon a balustroid stem featuring a cushion knop above an inverted baluster and basal knops all of which encapsulate air. The piece is supported by a folded conical foot with a rough pontil.  

Historical Relevance 

Hand-blown around the time King George I died on his way to Hanover in1727. His son, George, Prince of Wales, became King George II of Great Britain.

 

 

 

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