Georgian Kit-Cat Balustroid Wine Glass c1740

Heading : Georgian Kit-Cat Balustroid Wine Glass
Date : c1740
Period :  George II
Origin : England
Colour : Clear
Bowl : Drawn trumpet
Stem : Inverted baluster knop
Foot : Conical and folded
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead
Size :   16.3cm tall, 6.5cm bowl, 7.1cm foot
Condition : Excellent. Two sooty particles in the foot and one white stone in the fold. Clinker is a feature of early glass not a flaw. There is a 'touch spot' inside the bowl, a tool mark from manufacture
Restoration : None
Weight : 129g

A form associated with the Kit-Cat club. This is one of the most elegant of examples.

References : Eighteenth Century English drinking glasses an Illustrated Guide. By L.M Bickerton – Page 81 Plate 117.

Early 18th-Century English Glass By Frank Davis – Page 19.

Glass By Geoffrey Wills – Page 22 Plate 14.

The History of Glass By Dan Klein and Ward Lloyd – Page 132.

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