• Christie's Interiors - Masters auction at Christies

    Sale 5927

    Christie's Interiors - Masters & Makers

    29 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 395

    FOUR AIRTWIST DRINKING GLASSES

    MID-19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    FOUR AIRTWIST DRINKING GLASSES
    MID-19TH CENTURY
    Two wine glasses with rounded funnel bowls flute-moulded to the lower part, one stem with a single corksrew, the other with five spirals about a loose verticla cable, a third wine glass with a honeycomb moulded rounded funnel bowl on a multiple twist double-knopped stem, the fourth a wine or ale flute with rounded funnel bowl supported on a stem with a three-ply spiral band about a cable
    The first 6¼ in. (15.8 cm.) high (4)


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note: these glasses date from the mid 18th Century, not the mid 19th century as described in the catalogue.