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"Amen" Wineglass

The front is engraved with the crowned cipher JR 8 and the word Amen in a scrolled oval. The sides and back are engraved with two verses of the Jacobite anthem (a prayer for the restoration of the Stuart monarchy).

Artist/maker unknown, English, engraving probably Scottish

Made in England, Europe
Probably engraved in Scotland, Europe

c. 1745

Lead-crystal glass with diamond-point engraved decoration; drawn stem

Height: 7 1/8 inches (18.1 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

* Gallery 214, American Art, second floor, Case 21, English & Irish Glass

Accession Number:

Credit Line:
The George H. Lorimer Collection, 1953

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