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Lynn Opaque Twist Wine Glass c1760

Heading : Georgian opaque twist wine glass 
Period : George II 
Origin : England
Colour : Clear
Bowl : Round funnel with 3 Lynn rings 
Stem : Double series opaque twist 
Stem Features : 12-ply spiral band around a 2-ply corkscrew 
Foot : Conical, underside polished by a collector to remove scratches 
Pontil : Snapped 
Glass Type : Lead
Size :  13cm height, 4.7cm diameter bowl, 7cm diameter foot
Condition : Excellent. The underside of the foot has been polished to remove scratches by the former owner
Restoration : None 
Weight:109 grams

Lynn glass is the term used to refer to glasses with this particular type of moulding named for Kings Lynn which strangely cannot be proven to be the birthplace of the style. This particular glass has a round funnel shaped bowl with three Lynn rings over a double series opaque twist stem and a conical foot. Antique Georgian wine glasses, as with all Georgian drinking glasses, are both functional and beautiful and as such can enhance any tableware.

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  • Product Code: 2018072018
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  • £495.00

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