Date & Origin
England, c1730. Period of George II.
Excellent, age-related wear as shown.
Height: 14.3cm Rim diameter: 7.2cm Foot diameter: 8cm.
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.
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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