The front is engraved with the crowned cipher JR 8 and the word Amen in a scrolled oval. The sides and back are engraved with two verses of the Jacobite anthem (a prayer for the restoration of the Stuart monarchy).
Artist/maker unknown, English, engraving probably Scottish
This wineglass is unlike the other "Amen" glasses in the Museum's collection in that it has an incised-twist stem. This type of stem enjoyed a brief period of popularity in the mid-eighteenth century. It is an imitation of the air-twist stem, but instead of trapping air within the stem before it is drawn out, the incised lines are applied to the exterior.
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