Dessert Wine Glass Flute, English circa 1760

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Dessert Wine Glass Flute, English circa 1760
Dessert Wine Glass Flute, English circa 1760
Dessert Wine Glass Flute, English circa 1760
Dessert Wine Glass Flute, English circa 1760
Dessert Wine Glass Flute, English circa 1760
Very rare dessert wine glass, hand blown, on a tall stem with an interesting decoration mixing an air and opaque twist, bell shaped flute bowl; antique English Georgian style and period, from circa 1760. Base 6.5 cm diameter.

Condition: scratches, minor surface wear

Size: Height: 15.6 cm Diameter: 6 cm

Style notes — Georgian period mainly refers to the second half of the 18th century and up to the 1820s. The style was predominantly neo-classical, that looked back at the ancient Greece and Rome and used those elements in design and decoration. Most Georgian items have straight and very clean lines and elegant repetitive floral patterns.

Facts of Lavish Cool history — wine bottles are widely used from the early 1600s, thanks to the Italian glass blowers. At the same time the French began storing bottled and corked wine.

Dessert Wine Glass Flute, English circa 1760
Dessert Wine Glass Flute, English circa 1760
Dessert Wine Glass Flute, English circa 1760
Dessert Wine Glass Flute, English circa 1760
Dessert Wine Glass Flute, English circa 1760