London, South Kensington
29 September 2009
TWO AIRTWIST AND TWO OPAQUE TWIST WINE GLASSES
18TH CENTURY AND LATER
The first soda-glass, the round funnel bowl engraved with flowering branch and bee, the second with a pan-topped bowl engraved with a band of flowering tendrils, the third with an ogee bowl moulded to the lower part with gadrooning, the last with an ogee bowl above a stem enclosing spiralling cords and threads, on a conical foot
The first 5 5/8 in. (14.2 cm.) high (4)
Plesch Collection (Gg 14B, Gg 16G, Gg 15, Gg 16I), the first acquired from Christopher Sheppard, August 2003, the second acquired October 1980, the third acquired from F. Goold of Cambridge, April 1982, the fourth anon. sale L. Taylor, 7th October 1986, lot 856.
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