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ANTIQUE NUMBER SA1021459: Georgian English Hand-blown Double Series Opaque Twist Wine Glass
georgian english handblown double series opaque twist wine glass - CATEGORY: ANTIQUE GLASS - DATED 19TH CENTURY
 

Georgian English Hand-blown Double Series Opaque Twist Wine Glass

£235    $306    €279
This is a Georgian English mouth-blown double series opaque twist wine glass dating from the middle part 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 bottom of the foot.
 
The glass has an ogee-shaped bowl measuring 5.3 cm (2.1 inches) in diameter at the rim. The bowl is plain and sits on a double series opaque twist stem consisting of nine enamel "cotton" strands wound around a central lace twist. The stem leads to a conical foot which measures 7.2 cm (2.9 inches) in diameter. The glass is 14 cm (5.6 inches) in height. There are no chips, cracks, significant scratches or any obvious signs of restoration. There is a collector's sticker to the upper side of the foot and an old price tag to the underside.
 
Lead glass weighing in at 140 g. ( ~ 5 oz.).
 
Internal Reference: 6652
Antique Number: SA1021459
Dateline of this antique is 19th Century
Height is 14cm (5.5inches)
Width is 5.3cm (2.1inches)
Depth is 7.2cm (2.8inches)
Antique #SA1021459, showcased on this page, originates from the 19th century. For historical context, the timeline below highlights the period when it was made:
19th Century
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ANTIQUE NUMBER SA1021459
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