A massive airtwist goblet and an opaque twist goblet, circa 1745-60

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Lot 74
A massive airtwist goblet and an opaque twist goblet, circa 1745-60

Sold for £ 750 (US$ 1,034) inc. premium
A massive airtwist goblet and an opaque twist goblet, circa 1745-60
Both with a bucket shaped bowl, the airtwist stem containing a pair of entwined mercurial corkscrews, on a heavy domed foot, 20.1cm high, the opaque twist stem with a multi-ply corkscrew encircled by a pair of multi-ply spiral tapes, on a folded foot, 16.1cm high (2)

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    The opaque twist goblet Ron and Mary Thomas Collection. The airtwist goblet illustrated by Sidney Crompton, English Glass, pl.91.
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