Engraved Opaque Twist "Ratafia" Glass

Engraved Opaque Twist "Ratafia" Glass

C 1765/70

Item Ref: 457

A Ratafia glass having a narrow rib moulded funnel bowl engraved with a basket and flowers,over a double series opaque twist stem featuring an inner multi ply corkscrew with a pair of large flat tapes around, all on a large conical foot.

Height 6 3/4 ins 17.1 cm

Ratafia glasses are often seen with engraved flowers on the bowl this example with the basket is the first noted.

A lovely glass in perfect original condition.