Pair Antique 18th Century Jacobite Sympathy Engraved Wine Glasses c1760

£880.00 $1,079.76 Product Code: 2022033001

Technical Description 

A very fine pair of Opaque Twist Jacobite Sympathy wine glasses dating to c1760.

They have round funnel bowls engraved with large sunflowers with sprigs on either side and a jaybird on the reverse. They sit on double series opaque twist stems consisting of a pair of multi-ply corkscrews outside a pair of spiral threads. Conical feet with snapped pontils.

Date & Origin 

England, c1760. Period of George III.

Condition

Excellent, no chips cracks or restoration 

Dimensions 

Height: 1.4cm Rim diameter: 4.7cm Foot diameter: 6.5cm

Historical Relevance 

March 20th, 1760, the 'Great' Fire of Boston destroyed 349 buildings and the 'Great' Comet named C/1760 A1 approached Earth within 0.0682 AUs. 

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