An engraved Jacobite portrait firing glass Circa 1740.
Lot 274
An engraved Jacobite portrait firing glass Circa 1740.
Sold for £7,800 (US$ 12,290) inc. premium

Lot Details
An engraved Jacobite portrait firing glass
Circa 1740.
The drawn trumpet bowl with short plain stem and solid disc foot, decorated with the head and shoulders portrait of Charles Edward Stuart within a circular line panel, inscribed Audentior ibo below, the reverse with an heraldic rose and two buds, 8.6cm high

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Maureen Thompson, 1987. For an almost identical example from the Hale Collection in the Worshipful Company of Grocers see Seddon (1995), p.90, pl.30. According to the author's nomenclature the decoration may be attributed to Engraver A
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