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Lot 1038: A GROUP OF FIVE OPAQUE-TWIST WINE GLASSES, CIRCA 1765 |
26 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: all with ogee bowls, two similar, one of which with a bowl engraved with flower sprigs, on stems with a central gauze encircled by a pair of opaque spiral threads; one with an opaque multi-spiral knopped stem; one with a central opaque-white twist encircled by two corkscrew threads, and a short glass with gauze-corkscrew and two parallel opaque-white threads,
The short glass with a 'scar' around the bottom of the stem. The engraved glass with two tiny nicks to underside of footing.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
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Dimensions: 11cm., 4 1/4 in. to 14.7cm., 5 3/4 in. high