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Georgian Opaque Twist Wine Glass c1760 Restored

Heading : A Georgian opaque twist stem wine glass
Period : George II- George III
Origin : England
Colour : Clear
Bowl : Ogee
Stem : Double series. A pair of three ply spiral bands outside a vertical corkscrew
Foot : Conical
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead
Size :  Height 14.8cm, bowl 4.3cm, foot 6.9cm, was 7.2cm before restoration
Condition : Restored
Restoration : Three shall chips on the foot rim and a flake chip have been ground and polished
Weight: 132grams

The restoration was undertaken by Andrew Knight of Basil Loveridge glass restoration, Brackley, one of the premier glass restorers in Britain. We have taken images and relevant measurements before and after restoration. We hope that this unique approach is widely adopted.

The restoration cost was just £41. When you consider the skill and time used to achieve this and consider the result itself this is money well spent and our collective history is returned to being to fully functional and fit for purpose.

 

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  • Product Code: 2019110812
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  • £125.00


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