Not currently on display at the V&A


1720 (dated)
Place of origin

Seals impressed 'W.G.S. 1720'

Object details

Object type
Materials and techniques
Bottle glass, with trailing and impressed seals
Brief description
Glass Mug, England, 1720
Physical description
Seals impressed 'W.G.S. 1720'
  • Height: 11.8cm
Marks and inscriptions
'W.G.S. 1720' (decoration)
Gallery label
There seem to be no black bottles with this seal. A globular bottle glass tankard excavated in Bedfordshire and now at the Fitzwilliam Museum seems similar enough to suggest a South Eastern bottle house for these mugs.
Credit line
Given by C. Rees-Price, Esq. and Mrs Jeanie H. R. Price.
Other number
9156 - Glass gallery number
Accession number

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Record createdDecember 13, 1997
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