A rare Jacobite wine or cordial glass, circa 1750
Lot 44
A rare Jacobite wine or cordial glass, circa 1750
Sold for £1,187 (US$ 2,025) inc. premium
Lot Details
A rare Jacobite wine or cordial glass, circa 1750
Of small size and drawn trumpet shape on a multiple spiral airtwist stem, the bowl engraved with a six-petalled rose with a closed bud and a half-open bud, the foot engraved on both sides with a pair of oak leaves flanking the word 'Redi', 15.6cm high

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Peter Meyer Collection
    The Harding Collection (the foot is engraved with collector's initials W.A.H)
    Sotheby's sale 5 December 1977, lot 132

    Exhibited: Chertsey Museum, 1981-97

    Literature: Illustrated by Grant Francis, pl.LXVII, no.371
    Illustrated by Barrington Haynes, Glass Through the Ages (1948), pl.79d

    Redi, the imperative form of Redeat means 'Return' or 'come back', see Geoffrey Seddon, The Jacobites (1995), p.108, pl.71
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