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Three Air-twist Stem Glasses

Auction:
2631B
Lot:
473
Sold for:
$420$350

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2631B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Three Air-twist Stem Glasses, England, c. 1750, a goblet with a pan-topped round funnel bowl engraved with a band of scrollwork and flowerheads, on a single-series spiral cable air-twist stem and conical foot, ht. 8 1/8, a wineglass with trumpet bowl on a single-series spiral cable air-twist stem and conical foot, ht. 7 1/8, and a wineglass with round funnel bowl on a single-series spiral cable air-twist stem and conical foot, ht. 6 1/8 in.
Estimate $500-700

Pan-topped: Engraving may be later. Small chip to foot rim.
Trumpet: Multiple chips to foot rim.
Round funnel: Foot with ground down chip.
All with surface abrasions/usage wear to bowl interiors.

Keywords

United Kingdom, Drinkware, Figure skating spirals, Funnel, Spiral, Twist, Wine glass

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