Wine glass

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With the coat-of-arms of the Inglis family

Postcard of Wine glass.
© National Museums Scotland

Wine glass

This wine glass, decorated with the Inglis coat of arms, dates from the second half of the 18th century.

Wine glass with the enamelled coat of arms of Inglis, 1750 - 1800

Large amounts of wine, brandy, sherry and port were imported into Scotland, particularly by the wine merchants of Edinburgh. Transported in wooden barrels, the wine was transferred into bottles by local merchants before sale.

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Online ID: 000-100-002-405-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.MEN 84
Date: 1750 - 1800
Second half of the 18th century
Material: Glass. Inscription: [coat of arms]
Dimensions: 128 mm H; rim 53 mm D; base 65 mm D
Subject: Glass, including wine bottles and bottle stamps (NMAS Classification)
Who: Inglis
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