• Christie's Interiors - Masters auction at Christies

    Sale 5927

    Christie's Interiors - Masters & Makers

    29 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 367

    A SODA-GLASS ENGRAVED AIRTWIST WINE GLASS AND THREE OTHERS

    VARIOUS DATES, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SODA-GLASS ENGRAVED AIRTWIST WINE GLASS AND THREE OTHERS
    VARIOUS DATES, 18TH CENTURY
    The first with a bell bowl engraved with a moth and flowers, a slender baluster wine glass, probably English, a firing glass, Low Countries, of drawn trumpet form with opaque gauze within translucent ruby and opaque white spiral threads, and an opaque twist flute
    The first 7 1/8 in. (17 cm.) high (4)


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    Provenance

    Plesch Collection (Gg 18B, Gg 15J, Gg 10.5 and Gg 18); the first acquired from MacAdam at the NEC Fair, July 1995; the second acquired from Jeanette Hayhurst at the NEC Fair, August 1997; the third from MacAdam at the Buxton fair, 10th May 1997; the fourth from J. Brooks (?) at the NEC fair, 6th August 1994.