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Amen glass

  • Place of origin:

    Newcastle upon Tyne (probably, made)
    Scotland (engraved)

  • Date:

    1740-1750 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glass with diamond-point engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by M. J. Franklin

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Glass, room 131, case 22, shelf 2

Physical description

Stem: teared; Bowl: trumpet

Place of Origin

Newcastle upon Tyne (probably, made)
Scotland (engraved)


1740-1750 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Glass with diamond-point engraving

Marks and inscriptions

4 verses of the Jacobite anthem, 'J R 8' and dedication to the Duke of York


Height: 18.5 cm, Diameter: 8.7 cm

Descriptive line

'Amen' glass, England (probably Newcastle-upon-Tyne, the engraving added in Scotland), 1740-1750

Labels and date

Engraved with 'J R 8' for James VIII of Scotland, a dedication to the Duke of York, and four verses of the Jacobite anthem []


ELISE; Glass; Politics; Scotland


Ceramics Collection

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