BRISTOL DEFIANCE PRIVATEER GLASS C.1757 THE BUCKET BOWL IS WHEEL ENGRAVED WITH A SAILING SHIP AND DI
Lot 204
An important Bristol 'Privateer' wine glass circa 1757-60
Sold for £9,321 (US$ 14,585) inc. premium

Lot Details
An important Bristol 'Privateer' wine glass
circa 1757-60
the slightly tapering small bucket-shaped bowl engraved with a ship in full sail, inscribed around the rim, Success to the DEFIANCE Privateer, set on an opaque twist stem comprising a pair of fine spiral gauzes, on a conical foot, 15.2cm.,

Footnotes

  • Exhibited: The Circle of Glass Collectors Commemorative Exhibition, 1937-1962, Victoria and Albert Museum, no. 251 and The Glass Circle exhibition also at the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1968, no. 142 lent by J. Rose. Another Defiance privateer glass was sold at Christie's, 18th May 1999, lot 312 and one, possibly this lot, was illustrated by Francis Buckley, Old English Glass, p. xxi, plate 33d. The Bristol privateer, Defiance, was a ship of 200 tons, with 20 guns and a crew of 170. It was jointly owned by George Bush, Richard George, Richard Symes, John Snow, William Libby and Co., and was first registered on 10th March, 1757. It was commanded by Captains Clarke and Condon successively.
Auction information

This sale is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future sales, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this sale, please contact customer services.

Buyers' Obligations

ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.

If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.

Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories excluding Wine, Coins & Medals and Motor Cars and Motorcycles:

Buyer's Premium Rates
25% on the first £50,000 of the Hammer Price
20% from £50,001 to £1,000,000 the Hammer Price
12% from £1,000,001 of the Hammer Price

VAT at the current rate of 20% will be added to the Buyer's Premium and charges excluding Artists Resale Right.

Payment Notices

Payment in advance: by cash, check with banker's card, credit card, bank draft or traveler's cheque.

Payment at collection: by credit or debit card.

Credit card charges: a surcharge of 2% is applicable when using Mastercard, Visa and overseas debit cards.

Shipping Notices

For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licenses please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.

Lot symbols
Taxable

VAT at the prevailing rate on Hammer Price and Buyer's Premium.

Similar Items