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Opaque Twist Ratafia Glass c1760

Heading : Ratafia Glass
Date : c1760
Period : George III
Origin : English
Colour : Clear
Bowl : Narrow funnel with rib moulding
Stem : Double series opaque twist
Stem Features : Two pairs of spiral threads outside a lace gauze
Foot : Conical
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead
Size : 18.7cm tall with a 3.8cm bowl and 7.5cm foot   
Condition : Excellent, no chips or cracks
Restoration : The absence of any wear on the rim of the bowl indicates that this may have been polished or little used. There is correspondingly little wear on the foot but there is no evidence of polishing at all. This will have been little used.
Weight: 157 grams

References :

Old English Drinking Glasses Their Chronology and Sequence By Grant R. Francis F.S.A – Plate 265.

Glass By Geoffrey Wills – Page 29 Plate 35.


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