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Double Series Opaque Twist Georgian Wine Glass c1800

Heading : Double series opaque twist wine glass
Period : George II / George III - c1800
Origin : England 
Colour : Clear, good pucella marks
Bowl : Round funnel 
Stem : A pair of spiral tapes outwith a solid core
Foot : Conical 
Pontil : Snapped 
Glass Type : Lead 
Size : 15.7 cm height, 6.7 cm diameter bowl, 7.4 cm diameter foot 
Condition : Excellent, no chips or cracks. A few small pieces of cullet in the body of the glass from manufacture
Restoration : None 
Weight: 189 grams 

The glass is a brighter than mid 18th century examples although the tooling marks and finish remain the same. The improvements made in kilns and their filtration gave a step change in the production of clearer and brighter glass in the late 18th and early 19th century.

 

 

 

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  • Product Code: 20122115
  • Availability: 1
  • £150.00


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