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Very Rare Georgian Glass Wine Goblet c1760

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Very Rare Georgian Glass Wine Goblet c1760

An extremely rare triple series opaque twist (TSOT) English glass wine goblet. The capacious round funnel bowl is above a stem that has a pair of 8 ply spiral bands outside of a central solid spiral core surrounded by a spiral gauze. This configuration, with 3 distinct twists, is so uncommon that L. M. Bickerton, in his classic book, did not even address the question of triple series opaque twists.

The glass stands 7 1/4" tall, with a bowl diameter of 3 5/16" and a foot diameter of 3 3/8". The lead metal has good color, tooling marks, and striations. Condition is superb, with no chips, cracks, or restoration of any kind, making this a wonderful example in all respects.

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