Antique Double Knop Composite Stem Wine Glass c1750

Heading : An Antique Double Knop Air Twist Wine Glass
Period : George II
Origin : England 
Colour : Clear 
Bowl : Round funnel
Stem : A short plain stem section above an air twist stem with inverted baluster and medial swelling knop
Foot : Conical
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead 
Size :  16.1cm height,  5.9cm diameter bowl, 6.8cm diameter foot 
Condition : No chips or cracks. There is a thread of glass on the upper foot and a black sooty particle with an associated small nodule of glass. This is from manufacture
Restoration : The underside of the foot rim has been recontoured and polished. This is a standard part of the modern process for removing a chip from the footrim. The foot rim is first ground, them polished and the underside of the foot rim is then polished underneath to reduce the thickness of glass to give the appearance that the new foot rim was the original any artificial wear is applied.*
Weight: 141 grams 

* We never partake in this. The glass arrived in this condition.


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  • Product Code: 22121603
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  • £250.00

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