Wine glass

Wine glass commemorating the Battle of Quiberon Bay. It has an ogee bowl and a very long, white opaque twist stem (two outer threads of twelve enclosing two plain bands). The foot is domed and folded with a pontil mark. The bowl is wheel-engraved with two warships and Britainnia holding an olive branch. Inscribed around the rim: 'SUCCESS TO THE BRITISH FLEET 1759.'

Object Details

ID: GGG0145
Type: Wine glass
Display location: Not on display
Events: Seven Years' War: Battle of Quiberon Bay, 1759
Date made: 20th century
People: Hawke, Edward
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Jacobs Collection
Measurements: Overall: 220 x 75 mm

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