The Torpichen goblet. A large and important engraved Jacobite baluster goblet Circa 1745.

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Lot 273
The Torpichen goblet. A large and important engraved Jacobite baluster goblet
Circa 1745.

Sold for £ 15,600 (US$ 20,793) inc. premium
The Torpichen goblet. A large and important engraved Jacobite baluster goblet
Circa 1745.
The large cup-shaped bowl decorated with an heraldic rose and two buds, set on a triple-annulated knop over a teared inverted baluster and basal knop above a domed foot engraved with two oak leaves and Fiat, 25.6cm high (minor footrim chips)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Sotheby's, 15 September 1992, lot 47. Formerly in the collections of Lord Torpichen and C.Kirby Mason, illustrated by Thorpe (1926), fig.38 and Thorpe (1929), pl.48 and described by Hartshorne (1897), p.372. According to Seddon (1995) the decoration may be attributed to Engraver B in the author's nomenclature
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