Georgian Style Opaque Twist Goblet c1900

£375.00 $491.03 Product Code: 2019051307

Date & Origin 

England, c1910. Period of Edward VII.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown.

Dimensions 

Height: 25cm   Rim diameter: 14.7cm   Foot diameter: 11.3cm.

Weight

1080 grams

Technical Description 

An over-sized Georgian style firing glass. A trumpet bowl stands above a double series opaque twist stem consisting of two pairs of spiral tapes outside a gauze. The piece is supported by a thick conical firing foot with a snapped pontil.

We often see these oversized glasses advertised as period (18th century), however, the Edwardians were very keen on everything Georgian and produced many oversized glasses in the Georgian style, in this case, a Georgian firing glass. Today, it can be used very effectively as a goblet and is well over 100 years old. 

Historical Relevance 

Hand-blown around the time construction of Truro Cathedral in Cornwall was completed.

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