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A Jacobite Engraved Opaque Twist Wine Glass c1760

Heading : Jacobite engraved opaque twist Georgian wine glass c1760
Period : George II / George III - c1760
Origin : England 
Colour : Clear
Bowl : Round funnel - Wheel engraved with Jacobite rose, one opening and one closed bud with a moth. 
Stem : Double series opaque twist with medial swelling knop
Stem Features : Central swelling knop. A pair of spiral tapes outwith a pair of corkscrew threads 
Foot : Conical with good shear marks
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead
Size :  15.3cm height, 5.3cm diameter bowl, 7.0cm diameter foot.
Condition :Very good, no chips or cracks. Small sooty inclusion in the foot. A further large piece of clinker trapped within the glass at the tip of the right hand antennae of the moth
Restoration : None 
Weight: 164 grams

Most probably engraver C according to Seddon


References :           

The Jacobites and their Drinking Glasses By Geoffrey B. Seddon – Page 79 Plate 25 & Page 86 Plates 16 & 17.

English, Scottish & Irish Table Glass By G. Bernard Hughes – Page 240 Figure 197.

The History of Glass By Dan Klein and Ward Lloyd – Page 131.

The Turnbull Collection of English 18th Century Drinking Glasses By Martine S. Newby – Page 31.

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  • Product Code: 20043013
  • Availability: Sold
  • £975.00

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