Georgian Air Twist Wine Glass c1750

£180.00 $226.60 Product Code: 2019062104

Date & Origin 

England, c1750. Period of George II.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown. 

Dimensions 

Height: 19.3cm Bowl diameter: 8.6cm Foot diameter: 8.9cm.

Weight

298grams

Technical Description 

A fine tall example of the classic mid 18th century multi spiral air twist wine glass. Conical foot and snapped pontil. 

Historical Relevance 

Hand-blown around the time Benjamin Franklin proved that lightning is electricity, using his famous kite experiment on 15th of June 1752.

 

 

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