Engraved 18th Century Jacobite Sympathy Plain Stem Wine Glass c1740

£180.00 $220.86 Product Code: 2022040207

Technical Description 

Engraved 18th century Jacobite sympathy plain stem wine glass. An ovoid bowl engraved with a closed bud and a floral sprig rests upon a plain stem. The foot is conical and folded with a rough pontil.  

Date & Origin 

England, c1740. Period of George II.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown. No chips cracks or restoration

Dimensions 

Height: 13.2cm Rim diameter: 5cm, Foot diameter: 7.1cm.

Historical Relevance 

Hand-blown around the time the laws against witchcraft were repealed and replaced with The Witchcraft Act of 1735. This act made the witch more akin to a con artist in the eyes of the law.

 

 

 

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