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Georgian Balustroid Wine Glass c1740

Heading : Georgian balustroid wine glass
Date : c1740
Period : George II
Origin : England
Colour : Clear
Bowl : A drawn ogee bowl
Stem : A swelling knop
Foot : Conical and folded
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead
Size : 14.7cm tall with a 5.3cm bowl and 7.4cm foot
Condition : Fine
Restoration : None
Weight : 130 grams

Additional Information : There is a slight lean to this glass from the time of manufacture. Glassblowers refer to this as annealing "sag" or "wilt"

References : Eighteenth Century English drinking glasses an Illustrated Guide. By L.M Bickerton – Page 107 Plate 217 (with plain bowl)

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  • Product Code: 2017012520
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  • £145.00

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