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Mercury Twist Stem Georgian Wine Glass c1750

Heading : 18th century wine glass with air twist stem
Period : George II  c1750
Origin : England
Colour : Clear, grey blue hue
Bowl : Pointed round funnel, perfect fire polished rim
Stem : Pair corkscrews
Foot : Conical
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead
Size :  Height   15.7cms, bowl diameter  5.9cms, foot  7.2cms
Condition : Excellent
Restoration : None
Weight:   157grams

It is the ovoid shape of the air threads that causes the silvered mercury appearance

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  • Product Code: 20050511
  • Availability: 1
  • £265.00

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