London, South Kensington
7 October 2004
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
An airtwist wine-glass
The bell-bowl on a stem enclosing multi-spiral airtwist threads and with a vermicular knop, on conical foot (minute footrim chip)
6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high
The Viscount Newport, sale Christie's, 17 December 1971, lot 217.
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Cf. L.M. Bickerton, Eighteenth Century Drinking Glasses (London, 1971), p. 156, no. 409.
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