18th Century Georgian Short Plain Stem Wine Glass c1740

£85.00 $109.92 Product Code: 2019061417

Date & Origin 

England, c1740. Period of George II.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown.

Dimensions 

Height: 11.6cm   Rim diameter: 5cm   Foot diameter: 6.9cm.

Weight

115 grams

Technical Description 

18th century short plain stem wine glass. A drawn ogee bowl transitions into an elegant plain stem. The piece stands upon a folded conical foot, finished with a rough pontil. A short wine will have a bowl the same size as a standard wine but upon a much smaller stem.

Historical Relevance 

Hand-blown around the time grog was first issued in the Royal Navy in 1740.

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