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Antique Wine Glass Latin Engraving c 1740
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An antique wine glass of lead composition. This drinking glass has a drawn trumpet bowl and a stem with a trapped tear. The bowl has diamond point engraving with the names Harlord Wright and Frances Chat, followed by the Latin saying flammae felices quas mutuus exitat ardor. Loosely translated, this means How fortunate are those for whom the flames of love burn without change, a charming sentiment for what is a marriage or anniversary glass. A nice heavy glass of good color. Folded foot with rough snapped pontil. 5 1/2 inches tall, 2 3/8 inch bowl diameter, 2 5/8 inch foot diameter
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