A Tall Opaque Twist Cordial Or Wine Glass c 1835

Heading : A Tall Opaque Twist Cordial Glass
Period : George IV - Victoria
Date : c1835
Origin : The style is typically attributed to Edinburgh, Scotland
Colour : Clear
Bowl : Trumpet, good pucella marks
Stem : A pair of spiral threads outside a lace corkscrew; terminating in two blade knops under the bowl
Foot : Conical
Pontil : Polished
Glass Type : Lead
Size :   Height 191mm, Bowl 75mm in diameter, foot 81mm diameter
Condition : Bowl and stem both excellent; the foot has two small chips to the underside of the rim at 4mm and 6mm at maximum extent
Restoration : None
Weight : 165g

Albert Hartshorne - former curator at the V&A - first made the Scottish attribution for pieces of this nature based on the propensity of finds in Lothian and the borders, as well as contemporary advertising and paperwork from the Caledonian Company who were based at the Holyrood Flint Glass Words in Edinburgh from 1812

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  • Product Code: 21091515
  • Availability: Sold
  • £70.00

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