Engraved Double Series Opaque Twist Wine Glass c1760


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Heading : Engraved  opaque twist Georgian wine glass
Period : George II / George III – c1760
Origin : Engalnd
Colour : Clear
Bowl : Ogee – engraved with a basket of flowers atop of which sits a bird. opposite is a bird in flight with a sprig in its beak.
Stem : Double series opaque twist – a pair of spiral threads outwith a spiral gauze
Foot : Conical
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead
Size :  14.8cm height. 5.5cm diameter bowl. 7.5cm diameter foot
Condition : Excellent. no chips or cracks – the foot is slighly uneven and the glass rocks a little on a flat surface
Restoration : None
Weight: 131 grams

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.

The third and final example.

Additional information

Weight250 g


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