Georgian antique 18th century 19th century collectors drinking glass

Antique English Engraved Wine Glass with and Air Twist Stem. c.1755

Antique English Engraved Wine Glass with and Air Twist Stem. c.1755


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Glass: English: Pre 1800: Item # 1377827

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Athelny Antiques
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Suffolk
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 £525.00 
DESCRIPTION:
A mid-eighteenth century wine glass with drawn trumpet bowl. The bowl has been engraved by the hand of a confident craftsman and has pleaseing polished detail. It features a fruiting vine and moth (the latter considered to have Jacobite connotations.) Supporting the bowl is a multi-spiral air twist stem standing on a plain conical foot.

DIMENSIONS:
Height 6⅞ inches;
Bowl diameter 2¾ inches;
Foot diameter 2⅞ inches.

CONDITION:
Made from lovely clear lead crystal metal the glass is in good original condition… no damage or restoration. The glass has a few of the expected, but minor, mixed inclusions in the foot