A colour-twist firing glass with a blue thread, circa 1770

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Lot 55*
A colour-twist firing glass with a blue thread, circa 1770

Sold for £ 6,875 (US$ 8,958) inc. premium
A colour-twist firing glass with a blue thread, circa 1770
The cup-shaped bowl set on a double-series stem with an unusual spiral tube striped in blue and white, encircled by a tape formed from opaque white threads of different thickness, on a heavy conical 'firing' foot, 9.9cm high

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    Julius and Ann Kaplan Collection

    Only a small number of firing glasses are noted with colour twist stems and most have trumpet shaped bowls. An example of similar shape to the present lot but with a red and white stem was in the A.C. Hubbard Jr. Collection sold by Bonhams 30 November 2011, lot 200.
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