Georgian Balustroid Wine Glass c1740

£245.00 $308.60 Product Code: 2019050902

Date & Origin 

England, c1740. Period of George II.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown.

Dimensions 

Height: 14.6cm Rim diameter: 6.9cm Foot diameter: 7.7cm.

Weight

133 grams

Technical Description 

An 18th century balustroid wine glass. The bell bowl with a solid base rests atop a knopped stem featuring a swelling knop towards the base. The piece is supported by a folded conical foot with a rough pontil. 

Historical Relevance 

Hand-made around the time Grog was first issued to the Royal Navy in1740.

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