A very rare small engraved Queen Mary baluster wine glass, circa 1680-90
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A very rare small engraved Queen Mary baluster wine glass, circa 1680-90
Sold for £25,000 (US$ 41,822) inc. premium
Lot Details
A very rare small engraved Queen Mary baluster wine glass, circa 1680-90
The pointed funnel bowl inscribed GOD SAVE THE QVEEN within meandering leafy borders, set on an inverted baluster stem with large tear and conical foot, 10.3cm high

Footnotes

  • The Chichester family, Hall, Barnstaple, Devon, sale Sotheby's, 11 November 1996, lot 465

    Literature:
    Lloyd (2000), p.87, pl.117 and p.85 where the author states that the stem is similar to one excavated in the City of London bearing the raven's head seal of George Ravenscroft's Glasshouse
    Dwight Lanmon The Golden Age of English Glass 1650-1775 (2011), p.39, fig.17
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