Balustroid wine glass, ovoid bowl, swollen knop

Stock Number: 4441

This is what we believe to be a Georgian, balustroid wine glass with a folded foot dating from the middle of the 18th century, c1750.  
 
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 bowl measuring 4.7 cm (1.9 inches) in diameter at the rim.  The bowl is plain and leads to an extruded balustroid stem consisting of a short piece of plain stem and an inverted baluster.  The stem leads to a conical, folded foot that measures 7 cm (2.8 inches) in diameter.  The glass is 13 cm (5.2 inches) in height.   There are no chips, cracks, significant scratches or any obvious evidence of restoration.   
English lead glass weighing 126 g (~4 1/2 oz.).  
 
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Balustroid wine glass, ovoid bowl, swollen knopBalustroid wine glass, ovoid bowl, swollen knop
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