Georgian, English, Engraved Plain Stem Wine Glass (1 of 3)
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The World is Made of Glass Ltd. specializes in the buying and selling of quality glass items from the late 17th through to the 19th centuries. We are based in the UK and sell worldwide with customers in most countries that have an active collecting community. We have been trading for nearly ten years and sell many of our items to the antique trade. For that reason our prices are pitched low with a view to securing high turnover. We take pride in our offerings and in the satisfaction of our customer community.


This dealer is located in United Kingdom
This dealer is located in Somerset, United Kingdom

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Georgian, English, Engraved Plain Stem Wine Glass

Ref: 5282 / LA195830

£175

$228 - €195

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Description

This is a hand-blown, Georgian, English, engraved plain stem wine glass dating from the mid 18th century, c1750.

The glass is in excellent condition for its age. It shows age related wear and tear to the rim of the foot consistent with some 270 years of use. It has a rough pontil mark on the base of the foot.

The glass has an ogee-shaped bowl measuring 5.5 cm (2.2 inches) in diameter at the rim. The bowl is wheel-engraved with a trailing, fruiting vine and sits on an extruded plain stem. The stem leads to a conical, folded foot which measures 7 cm (2.8 inches) in diameter. The glass is 15.2 cm (6.1 inches) in height. There are no chips, cracks, significant scratches or any obvious signs of restoration. There is a tiny inclusion in the metal of the base of the bowl and another in the fold of the foot, both dating from manufacture. The stem sits very slightly at an angle on the foot.

Lead glass weighing in at 134 g. ( ~ 4 3/4 oz.).


Measurements

Height : 152 mm

Width : 70 mm

Declaration

The World is made of Glass Ltd. has clarified that the Georgian, English, Engraved Plain Stem Wine Glass (5282 / LA195830) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1750.

Condition

There are no chips, cracks, significant scratches or any obvious signs of restoration. There is a tiny inclusion in the metal of the base of the bowl and another in the fold of the foot, both dating from manufacture. The stem sits very slightly at an angle on the foot.

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Delivery

We ship worldwide at cost to us. UK - Special Delivery - £8.70; Europe - Tracked & Signed - £12.85; North America - Tracked & Signed - £17.80; Australia, New Zealand, Asia - £18.60. We are happy to combine postage for multiple items where possible.

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