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Georgian Antique English Drinking Glass with DSOT Opaque Twist Stem c1760 (Code 1246)

  • £27500


Description


An English lead type drinking glass dating to the mid 18th century.  It has a double series opaque twist stem consisting of a central cork screw with four outer tapes.  The bowl is of ogee form with optic ribs over the lower section.  The bowl is unusually large for the period, perhaps 3 to 4 times the capacity of the average example.  It is also a little taller than usual and the foot is scaled up accordingly and is deeply conical with a rough snapped pontil.  The date range would be around 1760-5.

 

Condition


Light period wear with some scratches inside the bowl through over-zealous cleaning.  Minor impurities.  A nice example with the much larger than usual bowl.



Approx Dimensions


Height: 16 cm ( 6 1/4 inch )

Width: 6 cm ( 2 3/8 inch ) across bowl ˜˜ 7.7 cm across foot

Weight: 186 grams (before packing)



Stock Code:  1246  OC17-2

 


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