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English Wrythen Balustroid Antique Wine Glass; c 1750

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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Glass: English: Pre 1800: Item # 418661

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A fine lead ale or large wine glass, of the balustroid type, with all parts having a very tight wrythen pattern. The round funnel bowl flares slightly, making it almost a bell bowl, and sits atop a stem with shoulder and basal knops, all having the wrything, which, on the stem, is also known as rib twisted; 5.7" tall, 2.5" diameter bowl, 2.7" diameter foot with rough pontil. These English glasses were general made for export.