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Engraved Knopped Facet Cut Stem Wine Glass c1790

Heading : Engraved facet cut stem wine glass
Period : George III - c1790
Origin : England 
Colour : Clear, excellent grey tone
Bowl : Round funnel - engraved with fruiting vines with polished detail. Petal cut lower bowl
Stem : Diamond facet cut with medial swelling knop 
Foot : Conical 
Pontil : Polished
Glass Type : Lead 
Size : 15.0 cm height, 6.0 cm diameter bowl, 7.3 cm diameter foot 
Condition : No chips or cracks. There are tooth marks just below the rim over a 2.5cm section
Restoration : None 
Weight:  183grams

The is one of the best facet cut stem wine glasses that we have offered for sale in several years. The tooth marks are not necessarily the result of someone chewing on the glass. Those rich enough to own such a glass in the 18th century were ravaged by tooth decay and other less pleasant things.

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  • Product Code: 21032520
  • Availability: Sold
  • £250.00

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