A Georgian Antique Double Series Opaque Twist Wine Glass with Ogee Bowl (Code 9343)
A Georgian English wine glass with an opaque twist stem. The stem is quite an unusual form with a pair of loose multi-ply corkscrews outside a central multi-ply tight ribbon corkscrew. The lead glass material is also of particulaly good quality for this period and brighter than usual. It has a large conical foot with a rough snapped pontil. The bowl is of ogee form and has moulded flutes over the lower bowl and shoulders. A nice example.
Two small nicks to the foot rim, shown in images. Slight mineral and air bubble inclusions. Appears original without polishing/restoration.
Height 15 cms (5 7/8 inches)
Width 5.3 cm (2 1/8 inches) at rim ˜˜ 7.5 cm (3 inches) at foot
Weight 144 grams (before packing).
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