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Gilded Plain Stem Wine Glass c1750

Heading : Gilded plain stem wine glass possibly Giles atelier
Period : George II - c1750
Origin : England 
Colour : Clear 
Bowl : Ogee, gilded fruiting vines. A sinusoidal band of swags on pendants on the rim
Stem : Plain
Foot : Conical 
Pontil : Snapped 
Glass Type : Lead 
Size : 14.4 cm height, 5.8 cm diameter bowl, 6.8 cm diameter foot 
Condition : Good, no chips or cracks  - the gilding to the rim has faded and there is a burst air bubble on the underside of the foot, this is from manufacture. 
Restoration :The foot has been polished. There is no wear on the underside.
Weight: 157 grams 

Reference : 

Investing in Georgian Glass by Ward Lloyd Pg. 152

The gilded design on the rim is seen on both Chelsea and Worcester porcelain attributed to the Giles atelier. The vine leaves are also typical of Giles as are the sworls within each grape. The scattered flowers and insects are also frequently observed on Giles porcelain. Not every Mickey Mouse was drawn by Walt Disney, but on balance this is probably Giles.

 

 

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  • Product Code: 20062846
  • Availability: Sold
  • £225.00

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