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On display at V&A South Kensington
Glass, Room 131

Wine Glass

ca. 1715 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Wine glass, folded foot, moulded pedestal stem, funnel bowl. The stem is moulded with 'GOD SAVE KING GEORGE'.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Glass, with moulded-pedestal stem
Brief description
Wine glass, folded foot, moulded pedestal stem, funnel bowl, England, 1715-1720
Physical description
Wine glass, folded foot, moulded pedestal stem, funnel bowl. The stem is moulded with 'GOD SAVE KING GEORGE'.
Dimensions
  • Height: 16.2cm
Marks and inscriptions
'GOD SAVE KING GEORGE' (decoration)
Gallery label
The stem moulded with 'GOD SAVE KING GEORGE'. Fragments of these found in London show how popular they were. An example in the Museum of London is inscribed 'R Sayer of Braintree 1717', although it is presumed they were actually made only during the coronation year, 1715.
Credit line
Given by C. Rees-Price, Esq. and Mrs Jeanie H. R. Price.
Other number
8997 - Glass gallery number
Collection
Accession number
C.135-1925

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Record createdDecember 13, 1997
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