Georgian Opaque Twist Wine Glass c1760

£140.00 $183.32 Product Code: 2019070203

Date & Origin 

England, c1760. Period of George III.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown.

Dimensions 

Height: 14cm Rim diameter: 4.7cm Foot diameter: 6.6cm.

Weight

139 grams

Technical Description 

18th-century opaque twist wine glass. An ogee bowl above a double series opaque twist stem consisting of a pair of spiral gauzes outside a pair of spiral tapes. A conical foot with a rough pontil supports the piece. 

Historical Relevance 

On July 27th 1760, The Scottish School of Design was founded in Edinburgh. It later became the Royal Institution and finally the Royal Scottish Academy.

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