18th Century Single Series Air Twist Wine Glass c1750

Heading : An 18th century air twist wine glass
Period : George II c1750
Origin : England
Colour : Clear, good grey-blue tone
Bowl : Round funnel
Stem : A mercury corkscrew cable
Foot : Conical
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead
Size :  Height 15.5cm, bowl 5.6cm, foot 7.2cm
Condition : Excellent
Restoration : None
Weight: 134 grams

The silvered or 'mercury' appearance of the threads within the stem is the result of the air threads being ovoid, the increases internal refraction of light within each element within the stem

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  • Product Code: 22070122
  • Availability: 1
  • £310.00

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