This is an engraved armorial cut-glass table service comprising of 413 pieces and produced at the zenith of the Wear Flint Glass Works in Sunderland.
The Darnell Service by Wear Flint Glass Company, 18121825
© Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens
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- £10,062 ( Total: £43,750)
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The drinking glasses are engraved with the Darnell crest of a cock pheasant with a falcon's leg erased at the thigh. It is thought that the service was a present for Robert and Jane Darnell's wedding but not completed until a few years after their wedding in 1812.
John and Jane Watson Darnell; by descent in the family; Sotheby's.
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