A Jacobite Sympathy Balustroid Wine Glass c1740

Heading : A Jacobite Sympathy Balustroid Wine Glass c1740
Period : George II, c 1740
Origin : England 
Colour : Clear 
Bowl : Ogee with engraved jay in flight and a rose in full bloom
Stem : Plain stem with a medial swollen knop
Foot : Folded
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead 
Size :  14.4cm height,  4.9cm diameter bowl, 6.6cm diameter foot 
Condition : Excellent, no chips or cracks; very minimal bubbles and manufacturing inclusions to the bowl; a single bubble to the foot and the slightest of smooth indentations to the rim
Restoration : None 

Weight:  110grams  

The jay is a direct reference to Aesops fable of jay and the peacock and a metaphor for the usurpation

 

 

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  • Product Code: 21102703
  • Availability: Sold
  • £250.00

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