18th Century Material Culture

Glassware

Plain Stem
Wine Glasses

English Wine Glass
c. 1745
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

English Wine Glass
c. 1760
(Butler’s Antiques)

English Etched Wine Glass from Bristol
Mid 18th Century
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

Plain Stem
Wine Glasses
With “Knop”

English Wine Glass with 3 Ring Annulated Stem Knop above Small Knob with Tear
c. 1715
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

English Wine Glass with Shoulder & Stem Knop
c. 1740
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

English Wine Glass with Shoulder Knop
c. 1750
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

English Wine Glass with Stem Knop
c. 1750
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

English Wine Glass with Stem Knop
c. 1750
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

English Wine Glass with Stem Knop
c. 1740
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

English Wine Glass with Stem Knop
c. 1750
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

English Wine Glass with Multiple Stem Knops
c. 1740
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

Wine Glass Shards Recovered from Fort Ticonderoga, New York
Mid 18th Century
(Fort Ticonderoga)

“Baluster” Stem
Wine Glasses

William III Wine Glass with an Inverted Baluster Knop and Teardrop Stem
c. 1700

Queen Anne Wine Glass with Teardrop Baluster Stem
c. 1710

Dram Glass with a Thick Baluster Teardrop Stem
c. 1720

German Wine Glass from Lauenstein
c. 1750
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

“Teardrop” Stem
Wine Glasses

English Wine Glass with Teardrop Stem
c. 1740
(Butler’s Antiques)

English Wine Glass with Teardrop Stem
c. 1740
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

English Wine Glass with Teardrop Stem Engraved “A Good Health to Princess Ann”
c, 1725 - 1750

English Wine Glass with Teardrop Stem
c. 1740
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

English Wine Glass with Teardrop Stem
c. 1740
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

English Wine Glass with Teardrop Stem
c. 1740
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

English Wine Glass with Elongated Teardrop Stem
c. 1740
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

Etched Wine Glass with Elongated Teardrop Stem
“The Glorious Memory of King William The III”
c. 1750

English Wine Glass
c. 1745
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

Wine Glass with a Basal Teardrop Stem
c. 1740

“Teardrop” Stem
Wine Glasses
With “Knop”

English Wine Glass with a Shoulder Knop, and Teardrop Stem
c. 1740
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

English Wine Glass with a Shoulder Knop, and Teardrop Stem
c. 1740
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

“Twist” Stem
Wine Glasses

Colored Twist Stem Wine Glass
c. 1735 - 1760

English Twist Stem Wine Glass
Early 18th Century
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

Engraved Twist Stem Wine Glass
c. 1750

English Twist Stem Wine Glass
c. 1760

English Twist Stem Wine Glass
c. 1765
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

English Twist Stem Wine Glass
c. 1765
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

English Twist Stem Wine Glass
c. 1770
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

English Twist Stem Wine Glass
c. 1750
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

English Twist Stem Wine Glass
c. 1765
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

Twist Stem Wine Glasses Recovered on the Grounds of the Isaac Royall House in Medford, Massachusetts
Mid 18th Century
(The Royall House & Slave Quarters)

Twist Stem Wine Glass Recovered from the Privy of the Three Cranes Tavern, Charlestown, Massachusetts
c. 1770
(City of Boston Archeology Program)

English Twist Stem Wine Glass
c. 1765
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

English Twist Stem Wine Glass
c. 1765
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

English Twist Stem Wine Glass
c. 1765
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

English Twist Stem Wine Glass with Coat of Arms (Saxony & Poland)
c. 1760
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

English Twist Stem Wine Glass with Coat of Arms (Saxony & Poland)
c. 1760
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

English Twist Stem Wine Glass
c. 1780
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

English Twist Stem Wine Glass
c. 1760 - 1775
(Victoria & Albert Museum)

English Twist Stem Wine Glass
c. 1760 - 1775
(Victoria & Albert Museum)

English Twist Stem Wine Glass
c. 1760 - 1775
(Victoria & Albert Museum)

English Twist Stem Wine Glass Etched with a Tavern Scene “KEEP IT UP”
c. 1760 - 1770
(Victoria & Albert Museum)

English Twist Stem Wine Glass Painted with a Shepherd and His Flock
c. 1770
(Victoria & Albert Museum)

English Twist Stem Wine Glass from Bristol
1756 - 1760
(Victoria & Albert Museum)

English Engraved Twist Stem Wine Glasses
c. 1770
(Victoria & Albert Museum)

Twist Stem Wine Glass
c. 1760

Engraved Twist Stem Wine Glass
c. 1755
(Bonhams)

Painted Twist Stem Wine Glass
c. 1750
(Bonhams)

English “Jacobite” Twist Stem Wine Glass
c. 1750

English “Jacobite” Twist Stem Wine Glass
c. 1750
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

English “Jacobite” Twist Stem Wine Glass
c. 1750
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

Wine Glass Shards Recovered from Fort Ticonderoga, New York
Mid 18th Century
(Fort Ticonderoga)

Wine Glass Shards Recovered from Fort Ticonderoga, New York
Mid 18th Century
(Fort Ticonderoga)

Etched Tableware Glass Recovered in Boston
(City of Boston Archeology Project)

“Twist” Stem
Wine Glasses
With “Knop”

English Twist Stem Wine Glass
c. 1750
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

English Twist Stem Wine Glass
c. 1750
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

English Twist Stem Wine Glass
c. 1750
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

English Twist Stem Wine Glass
c. 1750
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

English Twist Stem Wine Glass
c. 1770
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

Twist Stem Wine Glass with an Inverted Baluster Stem
c. 1750

English “Jacobite” Twist Stem Wine Glass
c. 1750
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

English Twist Stem Wine Glass
c. 1750
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

English Twist Stem Wine Glass
c. 1770
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

“Pedestal” Stem
Wine Glasses

English Wine Glass
c. 1730
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

English Wine Glass
c. 1730
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

English Wine Glass
c. 1730
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

English Wine Glass
c. 1730
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

Pedestal Stem (Silesian) Wine Glass
c. 1735
(Butler’s Antiques)

Wine
Goblets

Cup Bowl Goblet with Folded Foot
c. 1750
(Butler’s Antiques)

Large Goblet
c. 1760
(Butler’s Antiques)

Twist Stem Goblet with Waisted Bowl
c. 1765
(Butler’s Antiques)

Double Series Opaque Twist Stem Goblet
c. 1765
(Butler’s Antiques)

Double Series Opaque Twist Stem Goblet
c. 1760 - 1770
(Butler’s Antiques)

Masonic Twist Stem Goblet
Late 18th Century
(Private Collection)

Giant Wine Glass or Goblet
c. 1760 - 1770
(Butler’s Antiques)

Goblet Recovered from the Privy of the Three Cranes Tavern, Charlestown, Massachusetts
c. 1770
(City of Boston Archeology Program)

Champagne
Glasses

English Champagne Glass
c. 1750 - 1760
(Victoria & Albert Museum)

“Firing”
Glasses

Firing Glass
c. 1701 - 1735
(Museum of London)

Firing Glass with Plain Foot
c. 1760
(Cheffins)

Firing Glass with Ogee Bowl, Twist Stem and Terraced Foot
c. 1760
(Private Collection)

Twist Stem Firing Glass
c. 1760

Masonic Firing Glass
c. 1701 - 1735
(Museum of London)

Masonic Firing Glass
c. Late 18th Century
(Jeffrey S. Evans)

Jacobite Firing Glass
c. 1750
(Museum of London)

Jacobite Firing Glass
c. 1750
(Bonhams)

Jacobite Firing Glass
c. 1750
(Bonhams)

Jacobite Firing Glass
c. 1750
(Scottish Antiques, Inc.)

Jacobite Firing Glass
c. 1750
(Scottish Antiques, Inc.)

Jacobite Firing Glass
c. 1760
(Scottish Antiques, Inc.)

Jacobite Firing Glass
c. 1750

Firing Glass Shard Recovered from Fort Ticonderoga, New York
Mid 18th Century
(Fort Ticonderoga)

Monteiths

Tin Glazed Earthenware Monteith from London or Brislington
c. 1680 - 1690
Chipstone Foundation)

Tumblers
Flip Glasses

Glass Tumbler
c. 1701 - 1800
(Museum of London)

Glass Tumbler
c. 1701 - 1800
(Museum of London)

Glass Tumbler
c. 1750 - 1780
(Ventimiglia Antiques)

Etched DutchTumbler
c. 1750 - 1780
(Cooper Hewitt)

Engraved Tumbler
1747
(Andrew Spindler)

Engraved Tumbler
1747
(Andrew Spindler)

“LIBERTY” Tumbler
c. 1776
(Independence National Historic Park)

Engraved Molded Tumbler or Flip Glass
Boston, Massachusetts c. 1770
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

Dutch Engraved Tumbler or Flip Glass
18th Century
(Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Tumbler Recovered from the Privy of the Three Cranes Tavern of Charlestown, Massachusetts
c. 1770
(City of Boston Archeology Program)

English Brandy Tumbler
c. 1721 - 1725
(Museum of London)

Glass Tumbler Base Recovered from Fort Ticonderoga, New York
Mid 18th Century
(Fort Ticonderoga)

Glass Tumbler Bases Recovered from Fort Ticonderoga, New York
Mid 18th Century
(Fort Ticonderoga)

The Lemonade Seller - 1750s

American Tumbler
Possibly from the Pitkin Glass Works of Manchester Connecticut c. 1784
Possibly from the Wistarburg Glass Works of Alloway, New Jersey c. 1738 - 1775
(HistoricalGlass.com)

American Tumbler
Possibly from the Pitkin Glass Works of Manchester Connecticut c. 1784
Possibly from the Wistarburg Glass Works of Alloway, New Jersey c. 1738 - 1775
(HistoricalGlass.com)

Footed
Tumblers

Footed Tumbler
c. 1760 - 1800
(Museum of London)

Footed Tumbler Recovered from the Privy of the Three Cranes Tavern of Charlestown, Massachusetts
c. 1770
(City of Boston Archeology Program)

Glass
Mugs

London Glass Mug
c. 1680 - 1690
(Victoria & Albert)

English Glass Mug - The Pitchford Hall Mug
1684
(Victoria & Albert)

English Glass Mug from London
by George Ravenscroft of the Savory Glasshouse c. 1677
(Victoria & Albert)

English Cream White Glass Mug with Applied Silver Lip from London
1684
(Victoria & Albert)

American Etched Glass Mug
Mid 18th Century
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

Etched Glass Mug
Mid 18th Century
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

American Etched Glass Mug with Cover
Mid 18th Century
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

English Glass Mug
c. 1700
(Victoria & Albert)

Glass Mug Recovered from the Privy of the Three Cranes Tavern, Charlestown, Massachusetts
Mid 18th Century
(City of Boston Archeology Program)

Glass Mug Probably from the Wistarburg Glass Manufactory of Alloway, New Jersey c. 1774
Possibly from the Heston Glass Works of Classboro, New Jersey c. 1783
(HistoricalGlass.com)

Glass
Cases

A Charles II Ash and Oak Spindle Glass Case
Late 17th Century
(Christie’s Auction House)

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