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Double Knop Air Twist Wine Glass c1750 Restored

Heading : A restored double knop air twist wine glass c1750
Period : George II
Origin : England
Colour : Clear
Bowl : Bell
Stem : Multi-series air twist
Stem Features : Inverted baluster knop above an angular knop
Foot : Conical
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead
Size :  Height 17.1cms, bowl 6.3cms. The foot was 7.6cms it is now 7.5cms diameter
Condition : Restored
Restoration : A series of three shallow chips on the foot rim that were 4mm long have been polished out
Weight: 174g

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.

It is common practice to apply artificial wear as part of the restoration. We request that this is not done as it can be misleading.  The restoration cost was just £32 and when you consider the skill and time used to achieve this result, we consider that this is extremely good value for money.

 

 

 

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  • Product Code: 2019110821
  • Availability: Sold
  • £175.00

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