A superb 18th-century goblet with a large round funnel bowl which has been beautifully engraved with a Jacobite Carnation, open bud and closed bud with a butterfly on the reverse.
Large scale facet cuts to the base of the bowl transitioning into fine hexagonal cuts on the stem. Conical foot with snapped pontil
Date & Origin
England, c1780. Period of Geoge III
Excellent, no chips cracks or restoration. The bowl has a small thin internal annealing line which is approx 1cm long and does not come to the surface. Insignificant and part of the manufacturing process.
Height: 18.5cm Rim diameter: 8.5cm, Foot diameter: 9.1cm
President George Washington delivers the first "State of the Union Address" on January 8, 1790.