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ANTIQUE ENGLISH MIXED TWIST WINE GLASS c.1760

ANTIQUE ENGLISH MIXED TWIST WINE GLASS c.1760


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Glass: English: Pre 1800: Item # 1334128

Please refer to our stock # 1714 when inquiring.
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DESCRIPTION
An scarce mixed twist wine glass made around 1760, with a tulip bowl above a stem made up of a pair of mercury air corkscrews, inside a pair of opaque corkscrews standing on a plain conical foot. There is a very similar glass in Bickerton fig, 714 p.234

DIMENSIONS
Height: 5¾ inches
Bowl diameter: 2⅛ inches
Foot diameter: 2½ inches

CONDITION
Two faint horizontal scratches inside bowl just above the halfway point. These can only just be seen in photograph 2 on the left side of the bowl. There a flea-bite on the outside bowl rim. This is just visible on enlargement 3 at 7 o'clock. In good original condition with no evidence of restoration.