Rare Tulip Bowl Opaque Twist Wine Glass c1760

Heading : Double series opaque twist wine glass c1760
Period : George II/III
Origin : England 
Colour : Clear 
Bowl : Tulip
Stem : A twelve ply spiral tape outside a pair of corkscrew tapes
Foot : Conical
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead 
Size :  15.1cm height, 4.5cm diameter bowl, 6.8cm diameter foot 
Condition : Very good. There is a little faint bloom in the base of the bowl
Restoration :None
Weight: 122 grams 

 Additional Information : The tulip bowl is the rarest of all 18th century bowl shapes. This is only out fourth example of a tilip bowl with an opaque twist stem. A composite stem with a tulip bowl may be seen on plate 549, page 191 of Bickerton, the only example within Bickerton.

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  • Product Code: 22071303
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  • £375.00

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