GRAND OLD DUKE

Scottish Field - - ARTS & ANTIQUES -

A large mid 18th-cen­tury glass wine gob­let is to go on sale at Lyon & Turn­bull in Ed­in­burgh on 4 Septem­ber. The glass is en­graved with the pro­file of the Duke of Cum­ber­land and car­ries the in­scrip­tion HIS ROYAL HIGH­NESS WIL­LIAM DUKE OF CUM­BER­LAND, atop a dou­ble knopped air twist stem and con­i­cal foot and is made from Churchill Glass. The gob­let is part of Lyon & Turn­bull's Five Cen­turies: Fur­ni­ture, Paint­ings & Works of Art auc­tion and car­ries an es­ti­mate of £6,000-8,000.

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