Wine Glass thumbnail 1
Wine Glass thumbnail 2
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Glass, Room 131

Wine Glass

1770 - 1780 (made)
Place of origin

Stem: faceted; Bowl: pointed

Object details

Object type
Materials and techniques
cut and gilt
Brief description
Wine glass, England (probably London), probably decorated by James Giles, 1770-80
Physical description
Stem: faceted; Bowl: pointed
  • Height: 12.3cm
  • Greatest width width: 6.7cm
Gallery label
Decorated with laurel festoons and wheel-like medallions and bucrania
Credit line
Given by Francis Buckley, Esq.
Bibliographic reference
English glassware to 1900 - C. Truman (1984) pl.21 Illus. in The Queen (The Collector article Old English Glass III - Glasses with cut stems) Feb. 14 1914
Other number
9180 - Glass gallery number
Accession number

About this object record

Explore the Collections contains over a million catalogue records, and over half a million images. It is a working database that includes information compiled over the life of the museum. Some of our records may contain offensive and discriminatory language, or reflect outdated ideas, practice and analysis. We are committed to addressing these issues, and to review and update our records accordingly.

You can write to us to suggest improvements to the record.

Suggest feedback

Record createdDecember 13, 1997
Record URL
Download as: JSONIIIF Manifest