A Fine Single Series Opaque Twist Wine Glass c1810

£225.00

Product Code:23010115

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Description

Heading : Georgian Double series opaque twist wine glass
Period :  1790-1830
Origin : England
Colour : Clear. pale blue-grey tome
Bowl : Bell – the bowl is bright but there are multiple fine particulate inclusions.
Stem : Opaque twist
Stem Features : A corkscrew gauze edged with threads
Foot : Conical
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead
Size :  16.5cm height. 6.7cm diameter bowl. 7.4cm diameter foot
Condition :  Good. one tiny (2mm) chip to the foot rim
Restoration : None
Weight: 181 grams

This is a later example of a Georgian opaque twist. The glass itself is a little bright but most telling is the thickened base of the bowl. This was widely deployed in glasses made in Saxont in the late 18th century but did not come into vogue in England until the late 18th and early 19th century.

Additional information

Weight250 g

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