Date & Origin
England, c1750. Period of George II.
Excellent, age-related wear as shown.
Height: 17.7cm Bowl diameter: 7.1cm Foot diameter: 8cm.
An 18th century air twist wine glass. A two piece glass composed of a bell bowl, drawn from a multi-spiral air twist stem. The glass stands on a conical foot with a rough pontil.
Hand-blown around the time Benjamin Franklin proved that lightning is electricity, using his famous kite experiment on 15th of June 1752.