A rare engraved Jacobite portrait firing glass Circa 1750.
Lot 187
A rare engraved Jacobite portrait firing glass Circa 1750.
Sold for £6,960 (US$ 11,155) inc. premium

Lot Details
A rare engraved Jacobite portrait firing glass
Circa 1750.
The drawn trumpet bowl on short plain stem and solid foot, engraved with a bust portrait of Prince Charles Edward Stuart, to dexter, within an oval cartouche, inscribed beneath Audentior ibo, the reverse with an heraldic rose and two buds, 8.8cm high

Footnotes

  • Provenance: The Hamilton Clements Collection; Sotheby's, 10 February 1986, lot 109; Sotheby's, 2 December 2004, lot 100. According to Seddon (1995), the decoration may be attributed to Engraver C in the author's nomenclature. Illustrated by Francis (1926), pl.LXIV, no.366. It would appear that the present lot may be one of a set of which two examples were presented to Queen Victoria
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