An engraved Jacobite light-baluster wine glass Circa 1740.
Lot 189
An engraved Jacobite light-baluster wine glass Circa 1740.
Sold for £2,640 (US$ 4,434) inc. premium
Lot Details
An engraved Jacobite light-baluster wine glass
Circa 1740.
The bell bowl with an heraldic rose and bud, set on a slender multi-knopped stem and folded domed foot, 17.2cm high, 302 in white on foot

Footnotes

  • Provenance: C.Kirby Mason Collection, Sotheby's, 21 November 1929, lot 144; Hamilton Clements Collection, Sotheby's 6 November 1930, lot 124; J.W.G. Thomas Collection, Sotheby's, 11 May 1961, lot 124; Walter F. Smith Collection, Sotheby's, 4 December 1967, lot 105; Bonhams, Edinburgh, 18 August 2004, lot 402. Illustrated Thorpe (1926), p.14, fig.1, pl.C; Thorpe (1927), fig.44b. According to Seddon (1995), the decoration may be attributed to Engraver A in the author's nomenclature. An almost identical example is in the Drambuie Collection (see R.Nicholson, Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Royal House of Stuart 1688-1788, p.18, no.31)
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