Rare Mercury Twist Ratafia Glass

Rare Mercury Twist Ratafia Glass

C 1755/60

Item Ref: 596

A rare Ratafia glass having a long funnel bowl with fluted moulding over a mercury twist stem , all on a plain conical foot

Height 7/14 ins 18.4 cm

Of all the forms of Ratafia glasses, opaque twists ,plain stems and air twists , the mercury twist is the rarest. A lovely tall glass with only a stable and solid air bubble in the bowl worthy of mention , in perfect original condition .