18th Century Baluster Wine Glass c1730

£1,250.00 $1,723.13 Product Code: 2019040411

Date & Origin 

England, c1730. Period of George II

Condition

Excellent, no chips cracks or restoration. There are a couple of small seeds in the main knop from manufacture. This is quite common and certainly doesn't detract from the glass in any way. 

Dimensions 

Height: 16.7cm Rim diameter: 7cm Foot diameter: 7.7cm.

Weight

191 grams

Technical Description 

An early 18th century Baluster stem wine glass. A bell bowl rests upon a baluster stem featuring an annulated knop above a hollow inverted baluster and basal knops. The piece is supported by a folded conical foot with a rough pontil.
 

Historical Relevance 

Hand-blown around the time the Black Watch was raised as a military company to aid the pacification of the Scottish Highlands following the Jacobite rebellion of 1715.

 

 

 

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