A Toast and a Toot!

Lyon & Turnbull’s Jacobite, Stuart, and Scottish Applied Arts sale in Edinburgh on the 13th of May 2015 offers an astonishing assortment of Jacobite and related items.

Lot 105 is a Jacobite firing glass with a trumpet bowl above a straight stem, enclosing an enamel twist, and standing on a thick domed foot.

The obverse of the bowl is engraved with an open rose head flanked by open and closed buds and trailing rose leaves, while the reverse is engraved with an oak leaf, star and the inscription ‘FIAT’ (all instruments of the Stuarts/Jacobite movement).
Estimate £2,000-3,000 (AU$3,830-5,740).

Jacobite_firing_glass_c1750_01a_Lyon_&_TurnbullFig. 1. Lot 105: A large Jacobite firing glass. (Lyon & Turnbull)

Also up for auction is the Young Pretender’s, ivory and silver mounted flute (lot 48).
Estimate £4,000-6,000 (AU$7,660-11,480).

Charles_Stuart's_ivory_flute_01a_Lyon_&_TurnbullFig. 2. Lot 48: Prince Charles Edward Stuart’s, ivory and silver mounted baroque flute. (Lyon & Turnbull)

Jack Plane


About Jack Plane

Formerly from the UK, Jack is a retired antiques dealer and self-taught woodworker, now living in Australia.
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