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Fine Glass and British Ceramics / An engraved colour-twist goblet of possible Jacobite significance, circa 1765

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An engraved colour-twist goblet of possible Jacobite significance, circa 1765
15 November 2017, 10:30 GMT
London, Knightsbridge

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An engraved colour-twist goblet of possible Jacobite significance, circa 1765

The very generous ogee bowl with a soldid base, engraved with a profile rose on a leafy stem with a partially-open bud, the reverse with a bird in flight, the stem set with a translucent red core encircled by a pair of opaque white spiral gauzes, the lower part of the stem also containing a fine air-twist, 18.3cm high

Footnotes

Provenance
With Asprey's, 1988
Julius and Ann Kaplan Collection

Literature
Martine Newby, Eighteenth Century English Glass From the Collection of Julius and Ann Kaplan (1998), fig.33

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