Wine glass with the coat of arms of the Dutch States-General and the flag of the United States of America, anonymous, 1782

Wine glass with the coat of arms of the Dutch States-General and the flag of the United States of America, anonymous, 1782

glass (material), h 18.3cm × d 8.2cm. More details

The coats of arms on this glass depict the lion of the Seven United Provinces and a castle with the (slightly erroneously drawn) flag of the United States of America. In 1782 the Dutch officially recognized the United States, and John Adams was appointed as envoy. Later that year the first Trade and Friendship Treaty was signed between the two nations.

On display in room 1.10-04

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