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Large Georgian Opaque Twist Wine Glass With Petal Moulded Bowl c1760


Heading : Opaque twist wine glass
Period : George II / George III 
Origin : England 
Colour : Clear 
Bowl : Large ogee bowl with petal moulding. Multiple tooling marks
Stem : Opaque twist 
Stem Features : A nine ply spiral band outwith a vertical gauze
Pontil : Snapped 
Glass Type : Lead 
Size :  16cm height, 6cm diameter bowl, 7.6cm diameter base 
Condition : No chips or cracks. There are fine scratches within the bowl
Restoration : None 
Weight: 196 grams 

Two of the threads within the vertical gauze are adjoined. This has a most pleasing effect within the composition of the stem. The internal scratches may be removed but this is not without its risks. The bowl is very generous and we believe that a toddy stick has been used to crush sugar within the glass to sweetent the contents. It remains in good unrestored condition

References :

Old English Glass by Francis Buckley PL. XXXV

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