A Tall Facet Cut Stem Wine Glass c1770

Heading : A Tall facet Cut Stem Wine Glass
Period : George III c1770 and perhaps a little earlier
Origin : England
Colour : Clear, good grey tone
Bowl : Round funnel . Lower bowl with cutting patter associated with Jacobitism by many authors *
Stem :
Elongated hexagonal facet cuts
Stem Features : Elongated hexagonal facet cuts
Foot : Conical
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead
Size :  Height 15.6cm, bowl 5.4cm and foot 7.3cm
Condition : Excellent
Restoration : None
Weight: 157g

The outlined cutting at the base of the bowl with with intermediate vertical cuts is claimed by many to provide a means of presenting the image of a rose when viewed from inside the bowl. We do not subscribe to this view. There are numerous cutting patterns that produce the same visual effect.

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  • £160.00

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