Date & Origin
England, c1750. Period of George II.
Excellent, age-related wear as shown.
Height: 15cm Rim diameter: 5.4cm Foot diameter: 6.9cm.
An 18th century air twist wine glass. A round funnel bowl rests upon a double series air twist stem. The stem is comprised of a pair of seven-ply spiral bands outwith a pair of corkscrews. A conical foot with a rough pontil supports the piece.
Hand-blown around the time the first issue of Berlingske, Denmark's oldest continually operating newspaper was published.