Rare Propeller Knop Wine Glass

Rare Propeller Knop Wine Glass

C 1680/90

Item Ref: 507

A very rare wine or ale glass (maybe champagne) having a spirally ribbed funnel bowl over a merese and four winged propeller knop and basal knop, all on a folded conical foot

Height 6 ins 15.2 cm

A beautiful 17th c wine/ale glass in perfect original condition. one wing of the propeller is smaller than the others , the way it was made .

Provenance Ex L Seddon Collection, with label to the foot.

Further details with illustrations of these rare glasses can be found in " The Golden Age of English Glass " by D Lanmon, ex curator at Corning Museum of Glass, also mentioned is the possibility that these glasses may well have been used for champagne.