Armorial Goblet

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Object Name: 
Armorial Goblet
Accession Number: 
50.2.8 A
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 22.7 cm; Rim Diam: 11.3 cm; Foot Diam: 11.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1765
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown. Large bucket bowl supported by applied, tall straight stem with opaque white spirals -- pair of narrow, within wide tape -- applied wide foot with rough pontil mark, thick and nearly flat. English rococco, colored enameled decoration by William and/or Mary Beilby: on obverse, Coat of Arms of Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery with motto "UNG JE SERVERAY"; on reverse, his crest below signature "Beilby Inv t & pinx t"; traces of gilt on rims of bowls.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
1950-10-01
Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery, Former Collection
Category: 
Inscription: 
Beilby (Beilby Inv t & pinx t)
Signature
The Art of Glass: Masterpieces from The Corning Museum of Glass
Venue(s)
IBM Gallery 1989-12-12 through 1990-02-03
National Gallery of Art 1990-12 through 1991-04
Masterpieces of Glass from The Corning Museum of Glass
Venue(s)
National Gallery of Art 1990-12-02 through 1991-04-14
 
The Decorated Glasses of William and Mary Beilby
Venue(s)
Laing Art Gallery 1980-09-05 through 1980-10-31
Glass: A Short History (Smithsonian Books edition) (2012) illustrated, pp. 84-85; BIB# 130360
Uncovering treasures in the Empire State (1999) p. 131, fig. 4;
Masterpieces of Glass: A World History From The Corning Museum of Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 158-159, pl. 71; BIB# 33819
L'Histoire du Verre: A Travers Les Tresors du Musee de Corning (1990) illustrated, pp. 62-63;
Conservation of Glass (1989) illustrated, p. 47, fig. 2.3; BIB# 24726
Vetri, gionelti, smalti, tabacchiere (1981) illustrated, p. 51; BIB# 30910
A Short History of Glass (1980 edition) (1980) illustrated, p. 59, #55; BIB# 21161
The Decorated Glasses of William and Mary Beilby, 1761-1778 (1980) illustrated, p. 14, #70; p. 15; BIB# 22578
The Ingenious Beilbys (1973) illustrated, p. 10, pl. 3a; p. 62; BIB# 27395
Fine English and Continental Glass, Oriental and French Rugs and Carpets, Tapestries (Sotheby's Sale) (1960-12-09) #40;
Georgian Armorial Glass (1957-12-05) pp. 1273-1274, figs. 4, 10;
The Connoisseur period guides to houses, decoration, furnishing, and chattels, of the classic periods (1956-1958) opp. p. 100;
Art in Glass (1955) p. 146;
Three Centuries of European Glass (1955) #XVII;
English and Irish Glass in The Corning Glass Center (1951-06) p. 471;
Beilby Glass in America Including Some Recent Discoveries (1951-06) fig. 1;