Engraved Plain Stem Wine Glass With Sunflower c1750

Heading : Engraved Plain Stem Wine Glass With Sunflower
Period : George II - George III
Origin : England 
Colour : Clear
Bowl : Engraved with a sunflower and insect in flight. *
Stem : Plain
Foot : Conical and folded
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead 
Size :  14.3cm height,  5.2cm diameter bowl, 7.0cm diameter foot 
Condition : Excellent, no chips or cracks 
Restoration : None 
Weight:  120grams 

*This does have a well known Jacobite interpretation. The sunflower follows the sun, the true source of light. The insect in flight represents the return to happiness, or a returning soul. This may also be a frequently repeated design never intended for seditious purposes.

 

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  • Product Code: 21102308
  • Availability: Sold
  • £130.00

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