A superb 18th-century wine glass with a large round funnel bowl which has been beautifully cut and engraved with a Jacobite Carnation and a single bud. The carnation and bud have also been diamond point engraved which is normally reserved for the very best of glasses.
Bridge cutting to the base of the bowl with tight diamond facet cuts down the stem. The top of the foot has been slice and facet cut.
A stunning glass with exceptional workmanship
Date & Origin
England, c1790. Period of George III
Excellent, no chips cracks or restoration.
Height: 15.5cm Rim diameter: 6cm, Foot diameter: 6.8cm
President George Washington delivers the first "State of the Union Address" on January 8, 1790.