Engraved 18th Century Plain Stem Wine Glass c1740

£110.00 $137.97 Product Code: 2019040805

Date & Origin 

England, c1740. Period of George II.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown. 

Dimensions 

Height: 14.8cm Rim diameter: 5cm, Foot diameter: 7.3cm.

Weight

133 grams

Technical Description 

Engraved 18th century plain stem wine glass. A plain stem transitions into a drawn ogee bowl engraved with a floral band, this all rests upon a folded conical foot with a rough pontil. 

Historical Relevance 

Hand-blown around the time of The Battle of Dettingen, which took place on the 27th of June 1743 during the war of the Austrian Succession. King George II of Britain personally led troops into battle. The last time a British monarch commanded troops in the field.

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