A rare baluster wine glass, circa 1720
Lot 40*
A rare baluster wine glass, circa 1720
£1,800 - 2,200
US$ 3,000 - 3,600

Lot Details
A rare baluster wine glass, circa 1720
A rare baluster wine glass, circa 1720
The waisted bell bowl with solid base set on a seven-ringed annulated knop of graduated size, above a basal knop, on a folded conical foot, 15.6cm high

Footnotes

  • Provenance: The A.C.Hubbard Jr. Collection. Formerly in the Graeme and Molly Cranch Collection, sold at Christie's, 17 November 1992, lot 139; also sold Anon. sale, Christie's, 29 June 1993, lot 144 and Christie's, 11 December 2000, lot 68

    Compare with the example illustrated by W.A. Thorpe, A History of English and Irish Glass (1929), pl.LXXXVIII (3); also 'Strange and Rare', Catalogue, 50th Anniversary Exhibition 1937-1987, The Glass Circle, p.15, no.34. See also L.M. Bickerton, Eighteenth Century English Drinking Glasses (1986), no.77 and the further example sold at Christie's, 15 June 1994, lot 50
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