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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 … Continue reading

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Hear! Hear!

Firing glasses (so called because of the musket-shot report the glasses produced when slammed on table tops in enthusiastic agreement with orators and speakers) first appeared in the late seventeenth-century. Firing glasses from this period are rare; the majority of … Continue reading

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