A Tall 18th Century Opaque Trwst Stem Champagne Flute c1760

Heading : An 18th Century Opaque Twist Stem Champagne Flute
Period : George II- George III
Origin : England 
Colour : Clear good grey hue
Bowl : Funnel, excellent pucella marks
Stem : A multi-ply corkscrew
Foot : Conical
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead 
Size :  19.7cm height,  6.0cm diameter bowl, 7.6cm diameter foot 
Condition : Good. There is a  2mm x 1.5mm chip in the foot rim and two further small nicks.
Restoration : None 
Weight:  158grams 

The chips and too small to have a resin fill. the standard approach to "restoration" would be to have the chips ground out and the rim re-contoured and polished. We frown upon this approach and artificial wear is almost invariably applied to obfuscate the work undertaken.

 

 

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  • Product Code: 22040709
  • Availability: 1
  • £145.00


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