Two similar opaque twist wine glasses and an ale flute, circa 1765

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Lot 7
Two similar opaque twist wine glasses and an ale flute, circa 1765

Sold for £ 637 (US$ 717) inc. premium
Two similar opaque twist wine glasses and an ale flute, circa 1765
The generous bell bowls both with two rows of beads enclosed within their solid bases, the stems both containing a multi-ply corkscrew encircled by a pair of spiral threads, on heavy conical feet, 16.8cm and 17.7cm high, the flute with a tall round funnel bowl, the stem with a pair of multi-ply spiral bands outside of a pair of spiral tapes, on a conical foot, 20cm high (3)

Footnotes

  • Wine glasses of this type are illustrated by L M Bickerton, Eighteenth Century English Drinking Glasses (1987), p.222, no.670. A pair of related glasses enamelled in the Beilby workshop was sold by Bonhams on 15 November 2017, lot 91.
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