Georgian antique 18th century 19th century collectors drinking glass

English Antique Mixed Twist Wine Glass Folded Foot. c. 1760


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Glass: English: Pre 1800: Item # 1324334

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DESCRIPTION:
An elegant Georgian wine glass with a flared and waisted bucket bowl above a mixed twist stem formed of a spiral air cable alternating with an opaque twist corkscrew standing on a conical folded foot.

DIMENSIONS:
Height - 6½ inches;
Bowl diameter - 2½ inches;
Foot diameter - 2¾ inches.

CONDITION:
In excellent, original condition. Made from lovely clear metal with the usual sprinkling of unobtrusive inclusions and normal wear to the bowl and foot rims.

NOTES:
According to Barrington Haynes glasses with mixed twist stems are slightly more rare than colour twist stems and yet are significantly less expensive. They therefore represent good value in relation to their rarity. This glass has the added rare feature of having a folded foot