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Lynn Opaque Twist Wine Glass c1760

Heading : Georgian wine glass with Lynn rings
Date : c1760
Period : George III
Origin : England
Colour : Clear
Bowl : A round funnel bowl with four well defined lynn rings
Stem : A Pair of corkscrews with a 9 ply spirial band
Foot : Conical
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead
Size : 14.4cm tall with a 5.2cm bowl and 6.3cm foot
Condition : Excellent, two bubble inclusions in the foot
Restoration : The foot has been polished at oiur request to remove fritting
Weight : 124 grams

Additional Information : Lynn glass is a generic term for 18th glassware which is identified by this sort of horizontal banding. It’s a simply-applied ornamentation, which is also regularly referred to as “Lynn moulding” in spite of actually being a tooled finish rather than one which is moulded in any way.

For more on Lynn glass please see our blog post by Rob  "Lynn glass an 18th century puzzle"

References : An Illustrated Dictionary of Glass By Harold Newman – Page 190.

Miller’s Glass Buyers Guide – Page 137.

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  • £650.00

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