A fantastic Victorian engraved coin glass goblet dating to 1871.
It has a large cup bowl beautifully engraved with an engraved husk and printie cut band around the rim. Below we have very detailed garlands of flowers leading to an unusual MB Monogram with small garlands above and below. Hollow ball knop stem containing a silver 3d coin dated 1871. Engraved foot with polished pontil.
One of the finest examples we have had.
Date & Origin
Scotland, c1871. Period of Victoria
Excellent, age-related wear as shown. No chips cracks or restoration
Height: 20.2cm Rim diameter: 9.7cm, Foot diameter: 8.8cm
Examples from the 19th century, of this style of engraving on coin goblets can be found within "From Goblets to Gaslights" by Dr Jill Turnbull. The engraved husks with printie cuts, the style of the garlands, quality of the engravings, flowers used and style of engraved feet can all be found in Jill's book which covers the Scottish glass industry from 1750-2006.
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