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18th Century Wine Glasses, 19th Century Wine Glasses, Goblets and Rummers

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Below are a few examples of our extensive stock of wine glasses. If you are interested in any of the pieces shown, or would like to enquire about other items in our stock, please contact us.

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W1398 Rare Georgian wine glass with round funnel bowl enamelled with a pyramidal obelisk surmounted by a finial in a country landscape, on incised twist stem. William Beilby, Newcastle. Circa 1760.

Height: 4¾ inches. Price: £5250.00.

W9311 Lovely Georgian wine glass with round funnel bowl engraved with a whole growing vine staked to the ground and a bee, on opaque twist stem with two corkscrews over two spiral threads. Circa 1760.

Height: 5½ inches. Price: £675.00.

W9392 Superb set of six Victorian champagne glasses or coupes engraved with key pattern, on fluted hollow stems. (Two shown). Circa 1880.

Height: 5 inches. Price: £450.00.

W9174 Superb pair of Georgian rummers with barrel shaped bowls cut with a band of diamonds between horizontal prisms above basal broad flutes, on stem with cental blade knop. Circa 1820.

Height: 5¼ inches. Price: £345.00.

W8914 Superb Georgian large goblet with plain funnel bowl on drawn plain stem and folded foot. Circa 1740.

Height: 7¾ inches. Price: £850.00.

W1393 Rare pair of Georgian 'true' ale flutes with bell bowls engraved with two pairs of crossed barley ears, on multispiral airtwist stems with shoulder knop and domed feet. Circa 1750.

Height: 7¾ inches. Price: £2750.00.

W9192 Beautiful Victorian goblet finely engraved with a scrolled and spotted band over foliate festoons above basal foliate band, on spreading folded foot engraved en suite. Circa 1870.

Height: 6½ inches. Price: £210.00.

W9183 Good Georgian tumbler cut with fans and broad flutes over basal moulded vertical pillar flutes. 'Lemon squeezer' base. Circa 1820.

Height: 3½ inches.  Price: £145.00.

W7998 Lovely Georgian wine glass with round funnel bowl engraved with a hatched and festooned border with pendants over sprays of foliage, on opaque twist stem with spiral lace twist over corkscrew. Circa 1760.

Height: 6¼ inches. Price: £695.00.

W9177 Lovely pair of Victorian champagne flutes with trumpet shaped bowls cut with basal broad flutes, on drawn stems. Circa 1860.

Height 6¼ ins. Price: £175.00.

DB10 Rare Georgian baluster dram glass with round funnel bowl with basal tear on teared stem with inverted baluster knop and basal flattened knop on folded foot. Circa 1720.

Height: 4 inches. Price: £2400.00.

W1382 Very rare Georgian 'political' ale flute with round funnel bowl inscribed 'WILKES AND LIBERTY' above a dove escaping from a cage and also 'No. 45' on the reverse, on opaque twist stem with multi-thread corkscrew. Circa 1763.

Height: 8 inches. Price: £4250.00.

John Wilkes (1725-1797) was a famous radical politician, Member of Parliament and Fellow of the Royal Society. He also issued a weekly publication called The North Briton, a satire on the newspaper, The Briton, published by the Prime Minister, the Scottish Earl of Bute and an ironical reference to Scotland. At the end of the Seven Years' War in 1763, he along with many others opposed what they considered to be over-generous peace terms granted to the defeated enemy, France, in the Treaty of Paris. When the young King George III made a speech praising the Treaty, Wilkes, in issue number 45 of The North Briton, attacked the speech which he recognised as having been written by Bute. The King, feeling personally insulted, was encouraged to issue general warrants (warrants in which the name of the accused is not specified) for the arrest of Wilkes and 48 others on a charge of seditious libel. At the trial, the Lord Chief Justice ruled that as an MP Wilkes was protected by Parliamentary privilege from arrest on a charge of libel. Crowds chanted "Wilkes, Liberty and the Number 45".
W9185 Fine pair of Georgian tumblers cut with fans, lenticles and broad flutes. Circa 1810.

Height: 3½ inches. Price: £230.00.

W1394 Fine Georgian wine glass with bell shaped bowl cut with zigzags and lenticles, on centre knopped stem cut with small hexagonal facets and scalloped foot cut en suite with the bowl. Circa 1770.

Height: 6 inches. Price: £495.00.

W9158 Lovely set of six Georgian port glasses with tapering bucket shaped bowls cut with a horizontal pillar flute between two bands of fine diamonds, on blade knopped stems. (Two shown). Circa 1820.

Height: 4 inches. Price: £275.00.

W9397 Fine pair of Georgian 'coin' rummers with plain bucket shaped bowls on stems with large hollow knop each enclosing a George II silver sixpence dated 1757 and 1758, one stamped 'I. GIBSON' . Circa 1830.

Height: 5¾ inches. Price: £325.00.

W9315 Pretty pair of Georgian wine glasses with ogee bowls engraved with fruiting vines over basal moulded flutes, on opaque twist stem with two spiral threads over vertical gauze. Circa 1760.

Height: 5½ inches. Price: £895.00.

W9405 Fine pair of Victorian goblets with cup shaped bowls engraved with a band of key pattern over basal oval lenticles, on fluted baluster stems and star-cut feet. Circa 1880.

Height: 5¾ inches. Price: £210.00.

W9310 Good Georgian wine glass with plain round funnel bowl on opaque twist stem with two 10-ply spiral bands over two spiral tapes. Circa 1760.

Height: 5¾ inches. Price: £350.00.

W1415 Superb Georgian goblet with ovoid bowl decorated with large cross-cut diamonds, on stem cut with hollow diamond facets and scalloped foot cut with an 8-pointed star. Circa 1770.

Height: 6½ inches. Price: £695.00.

W9309 Fine Georigan wine glass with plain ogee bowl, on triple series opaque twist stem with two 8-ply spiral bands over two spiral gauzes with solid core. Circa 1760.

Height: 5¾ inches. Price: £350.00.

W9391 Beautiful pair of Edwardian goblets with conical bowls finely etched with oval medalions containing a female classical figure surrounded by foliage, scrollwork and pendant flowers, on plain drawn stems. Circa 1910.

Height: 7¼ inches. Price: £275.00.

W9396 Lovely pair of Art Deco goblets with conical bowls decorated in intaglio in the 'fern and wave' pattern, on plain drawn stems. Webb Corbett, Stourbridge. Circa 1930.

Height: 5¾ inches.  Price: £185.00.

W1330 Rare Georgian ale flute with ogee bowl decorated in wash enamel with hops and barley, on opaque twist stem with two spiral corkscrews over two spiral tapes. Circa 1760.

Height: 7½ inches. Price: £3250.00.

W1326 Rare Georgian wine glass with plain bell bowl on quadruple knopped opaque twist stem with two 3-ply spiral bands over vertical gauze. Circa 1760.

Height: 7 inches. Price: £1550.00.

W9277 Good Georgian rummer with ovoid bowl decorated with basal 'petal' moulded flutes, on drawn stem.

Height: 4¼ inches. Price: £92.00.

W9399 Good Georgian rummer with barrel shaped bowl cut with vertical blazes over a band of find diamonds over basal broad flutes, on stem with central blade knop. Circa 1820.

Height: 4¾ inches. Price: £145.00.

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