Date & Origin
England, c1740. Period of George II.
Excellent, age-related wear as shown.
Height: 11.6cm Rim diameter: 5cm Foot diameter: 6.9cm.
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.
Hand-blown around the time grog was first issued in the Royal Navy in 1740.