Engraved Mercury Twist Wine Glass

Engraved Mercury Twist Wine Glass

C 1750/55

Item Ref: 900

A superb wine glass having a trumpet bowl engraved with three heads of honeysuckle in full bloom, over a mercury twist stem, all on a plain conical foot.

Height 6 5/8th ins 17 cm

A beautifully engraved glass with a superb mercury twist ,

I see many air twist glasses described as mercury twists even double series mercury twists , there are only 2 types of mercury twists one with a heavy pair of corkscrews like this and very rarely with four of the same .