Engraved and Enamelled Double Series Mercury Twist Wine Glass c1750

£975.00

Product Code:20062847

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Description

Heading : Engraved double series mercury air twist wine glass
Period : George II – c1750
Origin : England 
Colour : Clear 
Bowl : Ogee – enamelled nine leaves with engraved veins.
Stem : Double series mercury air twist – pair of spiral tapes outwith a spiral gauze
Foot : Conical 
Pontil : Snapped 
Glass Type : Lead 
Size :  15.1
 cm height. 5 cm cm diameter bowl. 6.8 cm diameter foot 
Condition : Excellent. no chips or cracks 
Restoration : None 
Weight: 121 grams 

We are unable to attibute this to the Beilby family. Although William did use this motif with enamelled leaves particularly on decanters the veins in his leaves were not scored. If by Beilby it would also be right to anticipate a butterfly in flight amidst the leaves. Finally the painter in this case had a very light touch.

Reference : 

Glass Through the Ages by E. Barrington Haynes Pl. 81

Investing in Georgian Glass by Ward Lloyd Pg. 154 (stem type)

 

 

Additional information

Weight250 g

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