Rare Rib Moulded Georgian Opaque Twist Wine Glass c1760

£425.00 $549.61 Product Code: 2018111418

Date & Origin 

England, c1760. Period of George III.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown.

Dimensions 

Height: 13.2cm   Rim diameter: 5cm   Foot diameter: 6.4cm.

Weight

102 grams

Technical Description 

18th century opaque twist wine glass. The rib moulded round funnel bowl rests upon a double series opaque twist stem. The stem is comprised of a pair of multi-ply spiral bands outside a pair of spiral threads. A conical foot with a rough pontil supports the piece. An exceptional example.

Historical Relevance 

Hand-blown around the time George III became King of Great Britain on the 23rd of October 1760.

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