Wine glass

English
about 1760


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

Overall: 16.4 cm (6 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.2413

Medium or Technique

Lead glass

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Glass

Straight-sided bowls engraved very elaborately with full coat of arms (Saxony and Poland). Coronet above shield engraved with eagles and mounted swordsmen, surrounded by flags banners and drums. Leaf, scroll and eagle decoration. Spiral opaque air twist.

Provenance

By 1965, Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection