Jacobite Glasses, 18th century most often used for toasting Prince Charles Edward Stuart (“Bonnie Prince Charlie”). The Jacobites were supporters of the exiled King James II who abdicated in 1698, and of his descendants James Edward Stuart (the “Old Pretender”) and his son Charles Edward Stuart (the “Young Pretender”).
Early 18th Century Stuart Crystal Skeleton Ring. Includes a full skeleton, a pick with shovel & two crossed bones. In addition, there is a rock crystal or Stuart crystal set over a white skull atop a black ground surrounded by braided gold wire. Maker's mark: RN; engraved "D Clarke Ob Dec 19 1729 oet 44" Memento mori