18th Century Lynn Opaque Twist Stem Wine Glass c1760

Heading : 18th Century Lynn Opaque Twist Stem Wine Glass
Period : George II- George III
Origin : England
Colour : Clear
Bowl : Round funnel with three well defined Lynn rings
Stem : A fine multi-ply spiral band outside a pair of corkscrew threads
Foot : Conocal
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead
Size :  Height 13.8cm, bowl 4.7cm and foot 6.5cm
Condition : Excellent.
Restoration : None
Weight: 131g

Additional Information : Lynn glass is a generic term for 18th glassware which is identified by this sort of horizontal banding. It’s a simply-applied ornamentation, which is also regularly referred to as “Lynn moulding” in spite of actually being a tooled finish rather than one which is moulded in any way.

For more on Lynn glass please see our blog post "Lynn glass an 18th century puzzle"

References : An Illustrated Dictionary of Glass By Harold Newman – Page 190.


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  • £725.00

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