Engraved Facet Cut Stem Wine Glass c1780
Heading : A Georgian facet cut stem wine glass engraved with rose and leaves
Period : George III
Origin : England
Colour : Clear, engraved with a rose with polished detail. This has three leaves to the left, two sharing the same petiole the other leaf is unattached. The three leaves to the right all share the same petiole and a Jay in flight.
Bowl : Ogee with petal cutting
Stem : Elongated scallop cut diamonds
Foot : Conical
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead
Size : 15cm height, 5.5cm diameter bowl, 7.0cm diameter foot
Condition : Excellent, no chips or cracks
Restoration : None
The standard formation on a Jacobite wine glass two leaves and open bud facing two leaves and a closed bud or three leaves facing across the rose to a single bud and two leaves. Both invariably have three elements either side of the rose. This is not a coindidence.The Jay in flight is a direct reference to Aesops fable of the Jay and the Peacock.
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