Air Twist Stem Georgian Wine Glass c1750
Heading : Air Twist Stem Georgian Wine or Cordial Glass
Period : George II - c1750
Origin : England
Colour : Clear
Bowl : Pan topped; pucella marks just below the rim
Stem : Multi-series air twist with swelling medial knop
Foot : Conical
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead
Size : 14.3mm height, 5.5 cm diameter bowl, 6.3 cm diameter foot
Condition : Excellent, no chips or cracks; half a dozen small bubbles and inclusions to the foot from manufacture; authentic wear to the foot rim.
Restoration : None
Weight: 125 grams
The capacity of the bowl is rather small, and the glass this may well have been intended for sweet alcoholic cordials
Eighteenth Century English drinking glasses an Illustrated Guide. (L M Bickerton) - Page 167 Plates 457 & 459.
Old English Drinking Glasses Their Chronology and Sequence (Grant R Francis FSA) – Plate 97.
English Table Glass (Percy Bate) – Plate 73.
English Table Glass (E M Elville)- Page 72 Plate 34.
- Product Code: 22102338
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