A Beilby enamelled opaque-twist wine glass, circa 1765
Lot 37
A Beilby enamelled opaque-twist wine glass, circa 1765
Sold for £3,500 (US$ 5,947) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Beilby enamelled opaque-twist wine glass, circa 1765
The round funnel bowl painted in opaque-white with an obelisk raised on a pedestal flanked by foliage, the front of the obelisk painted with a lyre motif, set on a double series opaque-twist stem with a central gauze encircled by a pair of heavy spiral threads, on a conical foot, 14.9cm high

Footnotes

  • Provenance: The Tatton Hewetson Collection
    Anon. sale, Sotheby's, 2 July 1985
    The Sir Hugh Dawson Bt. Collection

    Illustrated by L.M.Bickerton, 18th Century English Drinking Glasses (1971), no.766
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