A Very Tall Georgian Flute c1760

Heading : A Very Tall Georgian Flute
Period : George II- George III
Origin : England 
Colour : Clear 
Bowl : Tall funnel
Stem : A pair of spiral threads outside a lace corkscrew
Foot : Conical
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead 
Size :  21.5cm height,  5.5cm diameter bowl, 7.5cm diameter foot 
Condition : Very good. There is a 0.5mm x 2.5mm flake chip on the underside the rim of the foot. A small piece of white clinker in the bowl
Restoration : None 
Weight:  184grams 

This may be an ale glass, champagne flute or a good case could be made for this to be a ratafia. We are undecided, hence we have used the term 'flute'. Despite the insignificant issue on the foot this is the finest glass of this type that we have offered for sale.

 

 

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  • Product Code: 22060510
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  • £575.00


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