Georgian Wine Glass with Mercury Twist Stem c1750

£150.00

Product Code:24040105

Description

Heading : Georgian wine glass with mercury twist stem
Period : George II – c1750
Origin : England
Colour : Clear.
Bowl : Bell
Stem : A pair of air “mercury” corkscrew tapes
Foot : Conical
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead
Size :  16.7cm height. 6.1cm diameter bowl. 7.1cm diameter foot
Condition : .No chips or cracks. This glass is in the very early stages of crizzling, hence the silvered appearance of the glass within the bowl
Restoration : None
Weight: 114 grams

For further information about crizzling please see the Corning Museum glass dictionary here : https://www.cmog.org/glass-dictionary/crizzling

Additional information

Weight250 g

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