Georgian antique 18th century 19th century collectors drinking glass

A Rare English Antique Blue Colour Twist Cordial Glass c. 1770


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DESCRIPTION:
An extremely rare colour twist cordial glass with bucket bowl above a colour twist stem composed of a transparent blue spiral inside a pair of opaque white spiral gauzes standing on a plain conical foot. As a whole this glass is wonderfully austere in design with proportions that suggest possible Irish manufacture.

PROVENANCE:
The AC Hubbard Collection and the Basil Jefferies Collection.

LITERATURE:
A Wine-lover's Glasses (2000) p. 53 pl. 64a

DIMENSIONS:
Height 6⅝ inches;
Bowl diameter 1⅞ inches;
Foot diameter 2¾ inches.

CONDITION:
In excellent condition with no restoration. There is a tiny blue inclusion near the rim of the bowl (see picture 3).,