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ANTIQUE NUMBER SA1020915: Georgian Double Series Opaque Twist Cordial Glass, Conical Foot
georgian double series opaque twist cordial glass conical foot - CATEGORY: ANTIQUE GLASS - DATED 18TH CENTURY
 

Georgian Double Series Opaque Twist Cordial Glass, Conical Foot

£795    $1,035    €944
This is a Georgian double series opaque twist stem cordial glass dating from the middle of the 18th century, c1765.
 
The glass is in excellent condition for its age. It shows age related wear and tear to the rim of the foot consistent with some 250 years of use. It has a rough pontil mark on the foot.
 
The glass has a rounded bucket-shaped bowl measuring 4.2 cm (1.7 inches) in diameter at the rim. The bowl is finger-flute moulded to the lower half and sits on a double series opaque twist stem consisting of twenty white "cotton" enamel strands wound around a central twist of two enamel cords. The stem leads to a conical foot that measures 7.3 cm (2.9 inches) in diameter. The glass is 17.2 cm (6.8 inches) in height. There are no chips, cracks, significant scratches or any obvious evidence of restoration. There is a collector's sticker to the bottom of the foot.
 
It is made from English lead metal and weighs 174 g. (~ 6 oz.).
 
Provenance: Sotheby's sale, 6 July 2005, lot 227
 
Internal Reference: 5607
Antique Number: SA1020915
Dateline of this antique is 18th Century
Height is 17.2cm (6.8inches)
Width is 4.2cm (1.7inches)
Depth is 7.3cm (2.9inches)
Antique #SA1020915, showcased on this page, originates from the 18th century. For historical context, the timeline below highlights the period when it was made:
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