18th Century Engraved Opaque Twist Wine Glass c1760

£225.00

Product Code:23071210

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Description

Heading : 18th Century Engraved Opaque Twist Wine Glass
Period : george II- George III
Origin : England
Colour : Clear
Bowl : Ogee. Engraved basket with a spray flowers and leaves and perched bird. A further bird in flight with a sprig of leaves in it’s beak
Stem : A pair of spiral threads outside a multi-ply column
Foot : Conical
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead
Size :  Height 14.5cm. bowl 5.5 amd foot 7.2
Condition : Excellent
Restoration : None
Weight: 128g

References : Flowers and birds in flight comprise an opportunity for flights of fancy about sedition and support for lost causes. As with many engravings this has been copied from a book of designs  Devises et Emblemes Ancienne et Modernes. one of many such tomes produced for engravers and porcelain decorators.

Additional information

Weight250 g

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