Georgian antique 18th century 19th century collectors drinking glass

Antique English Engraved Ratafia Glass with Opaque Twist stem c.1775

Antique English Engraved Ratafia Glass with Opaque Twist stem c.1775


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Glass: English: Pre 1800: Item # 1378168

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Athelny Antiques
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Suffolk
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 £1,350.00 
DESCRIPTION:
A rare and elegant ratafia glass with an elongated round funnel bowl with engraved floral decoration to the upper half supported on a double series opaque twist stem comprised of a pair of spiral tapes inside a 17-ply spiral band standing on a plain conical foot. This exceptional glass is the epitome of a well-made Georgian drinking glass: it has none of the usual range of blemishes commonly found on its handmade contemporaries There is one air bubble which, while being pictured in one of the photographs, will be a challenge to find!

DIMENSIONS:
Height 7⅜ inches;
Bowl diameter 1⅞ inches;
Foot diameter 2⅞ inches.

CONDITION:
No condition problems to report.