Jacobite Fiat Wineglass

Object Name: 
Jacobite Fiat Wineglass

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Object Name: 
Jacobite Fiat Wineglass
Accession Number: 
50.2.7 B
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.6 cm; Rim Diam: 5.3 cm; Foot Diam: 6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1750
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, engraved. Straight-sided bowl with drawn, short, thick, air-twist stem. Applied, wide, thick, flat foot with narrow, shallow step at base of stem. Decoration, Jacobite, emblems: on bowl, 6-petal rose with two buds, "Fiat" at left above stricken oak with two oak leaves at right, star in ascendancy at right above; on foot, Prince of Wales feather, on the horizontal; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
1950-10-01
Robertson-MacDonald, A. B. J. (English), Former Collection
Color: 
Technique: 
Inscription: 
Fiat (Let It Be Done)
Inscription
East Side Winter Antiques Show
Venue(s)
Park Avenue Armory
Title Unknown (Hallmark Gallery)
Venue(s)
Hallmark Gallery 1954-06 through 1965-07
 
Title Unknown (Museum of Fine Arts, Philadelphia)
Venue(s)
Philadelphia Museum of Art 1948-11 through 1948-11
Title Unknown (Rich's)
Venue(s)
Rich's Inc. 1948-10 through 1948-10
 
Title Unknown (Marshall Field & Co.)
Venue(s)
Marshall Field & Co., Chicago 1946-09 through 1946-10