Dutch double series opaque twist wine glass

Stock Number: 4895

This is what we believe to be a small, Continental (probably Dutch) Georgian, double series opaque twist wine glass dating from the middle of the 18th century, c1770.  
 
The glass is in excellent condition for its age.  This means, of course, that it shows age related wear and tear to the rim of the bowl and the rim of the foot consistent with some 250 years of use. It has a rough pontil mark on the foot.
 
The glass has an ovoid-shaped bowl measuring 5.2 cm (2.1 inches) in diameter at the rim.  The bowl is plain and leads to a double series opaque twist stem consisting of a three white enamel bands wound around a central gauze.  The stem leads to a conical foot that measures 6.4 cm (2.6 inches) in diameter.  The glass is 11.6 cm (4.6 inches) in height.   There are no chips, cracks, significant scratches or any obvious evidence of restoration.   
 
Continental soda glass weighing 92 g (~ 3 1/4 oz.).  
 
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Dutch double series opaque twist wine glassDutch double series opaque twist wine glass
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