An Engraved Georgian Mercury Air Twist Stem Wine Glass c1750

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Product Code:22111605

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Description

Heading : An Engraved Georgian Air Twist Stem Wine Glass
Period : George II
Origin : England
Colour : Clear. grey-blue tone
Bowl : Round funnel engraved with a band of fruiting vines
Stem : Three spiral air tapes
Foot : Conical
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead
Size :  Height 15.1cm. bowl 5.4 and foor 7.0
Condition : Excellent
Restoration : None
Weight: 142g

The ovoid shape of the air tapes makes light refrect internally giving them a silvered appearance hence the trem ‘mercury’

 

Additional information

Weight250 g

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