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A Single Bud Jacobite Sympathy Wine Glass c1770

Heading : A Single Bud Jacobite Sympathy Wine Glass c1770
Period : Gorge III c1770
Origin : England 
Colour : Clear 
Bowl : Ogee. Engraved rose and a single bud and moth in flight
Stem : Diamond facet cut stem with medial knop
Foot : Conical
Pontil : Sbnapped
Glass Type : Lead 
Size : 14.7 cm height, 4.9 cm diameter bowl, 7.2 cm diameter foot 
Condition : Very good. A single 4mm x 3mm scallop shaped chip at the wear line on the underside of the foot
Restoration : None 
Weight: 125 grams 

In the definitive tome on the subject of Jacobite wine glasses Geoffrey Seddon mentions several other flowers used in conjunction with Jacobite wine glasses. Sunflowers, Carnations, Daffodils, Honeysuckle and Forgt-me-nots. Roses are the most common of all in conjunction with one closed bud or an open and closed bud. Passionflowers are frequently given Jacobite attribution but they are  a widely used symbol within Roman Catholicism.  The ten petals representing the apostles who fled, the five anthers symbolic of the five sacred wounds and the stigma the stigmata of Christ himself, hence the name passionflower. When in conjunction with the Latin text version of the Greek christogram IHS ( iota-eta-sigma) nobody can be left in any doubt as to it's true meaning.


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  • Product Code: 21081224
  • Availability: Sold
  • £275.00

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