Pair of Engraved Georgian Opaque Twist Wine Glasses c1760

£440.00 $588.76 Product Code: 2019050903

Date & Origin 

England, c1760. Period of George III.

Condition

Excellent, age-related as shown.

Dimensions 

Height: 14.7cm   Rim diameter: 4.8cm   Foot diameter: 6.7cm.

Weight

258 grams

Technical Description 

Pair of 18th century opaque twist wine glasses. The ogee bowl is engraved with a fruiting vine and a butterfly. This rests upon an opaque twist stem comprised of a multi-ply corkscrew alternating with a spiral tape. A conical foot with a rough pontil supports the piece.

Historical Relevance 

Hand-blown around the time George III became King of Great Britain on the 23rd of October 1760.

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