A small engraved Jacobite portrait airtwist wine or cordial glass circa 1750
Lot 81
A small engraved Jacobite portrait airtwist wine or cordial glass circa 1750
Sold for £4,560 (US$ 7,381) inc. premium

Lot Details
A small engraved Jacobite portrait airtwist wine or cordial glass
circa 1750
The round funnel bowl decorated with a bust profile to sinister of Prince Charles Edward Stuart within a laurel wreath, the reverse with an heraldic rose, star and thistle, set on a multi-spiral airtwist stem and domed foot, 14.2cm high

Footnotes

  • This may be the example from the collection of Sir John Risley, illustrated by Joseph Bles, Rare English Glasses of the 17th and 18th Centuries (1924), pp.118-119, pl.38, figs.51, 52 and 53. According to Geoffrey Seddon, The Jacobites and their Drinking Glasses (1995), the decoration on the present lot may be attributed to Engraver D in the author's nomenclature
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