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A Georgian Pan Top Air Twist Wine Glass c1750

Heading : A Georgian pan top wine glass
Date : c1750
Period :  George II
Origin : English
Colour : Clear
Bowl : Pan top
Stem Features : Multi spiral air twist stem with an inverted baluster knop above a medial angular knop
Foot : Conical
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead
Size : 
15.7cm tall, 5.5cm bowl and 6.8cm foot
Condition : Excellent, no chips or cracks.
Restoration : The underside of the foot has been polished to remove signs of wear*

Weight : 129 grams

*Some collectors prefer to put glasses back into seemingly pristine condition . The ratio foot diameter/bowl diameter and the absolute differential is more than acceptable in this instance.

The edge of the foot is still "fattened" having been fire polished. It is the wear line on the underside of the foot that has been polished. More specifically the rim of the foot has not been ground down and thus reduced and subsequently polished.

Using this glass for a decade or two will restore the requisite wear. Some  prefer emery paper and the obfuscation they believe this achieves.


Eighteenth Century English drinking glasses an Illustrated Guide. By L.M Bickerton - Page 167 Plates 457 & 459.

Old English Drinking Glasses Their Chronology and Sequence By Grant R. Francis F.S.A – Plate 97.

English Table Glass By Percy Bate – Plate 73.

English Table Glass By E.M.Elville - Page 72 Plate 34.


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  • Product Code: 2019010214
  • Availability: Sold
  • £390.00

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