Very Rare Engraved Lovers Glass

Very Rare Engraved Lovers Glass

C 1730/40

Item Ref: 687

A very rare plain stem wine glass ,having a flared bell bowl very finely engraved with a central image of two flowers and a heart, representing true love and sincerity with Beauty Chastity and Love engraved above , all on a plain stem and plain conical foot ,

6 3/16ths ins 15.7 cm ,

The central image with two flowers and a heart is taken from "Symbola et Emblemata, Amsterdam 1705, and the glass was possibly a gift from one lover to another, or possibly an engagement glass.

A superb rare glass in perfect original condition.