Engraved Williamite Goblet

Object Name: 
Engraved Williamite Goblet

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Object Name: 
Engraved Williamite Goblet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.2.31
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 19.6 cm; Rim Diam: 8.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
probably 1900-1979
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown and engraved. Large, straight-sided bucket bowl; engraved depiction of a man on horseback, flanked by closed laurel branches; inscribed around the remainder of the bowl "TO THE GLOREOUS PIOUS AND / IMMORTAL MEMORY OF THE GREAT / AND GOOD KING WILLIAM WHO FREED / US FROM POPE AND POPERY KNAVERY AND / SLAVERY BRASS MONEY AND WOODEN SHOES / AND HE WHO REFUSES THIS TOAST MAY BE / DAMNED CRAMMED AND RAMMED DOWN THE GREAT / GUN OF ATHLONE"; drawn straight stem; domed foot with folded rim; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Former Collection
1979-03-22
Color: 
Technique: 
Inscription: 
TO THE GLOREOUS PIOUS AND / IMMORTAL MEMORY OF THE GREAT / AND GOOD KING WILLIAM WHO FREED / US FROM POPE AND POPERY KNAVERY AND / SLAVERY BRASS MONEY AND WOODEN SHOES / AND HE WHO REFUSES THIS TOAST MAY BE / DAMNED CRAMMED AND RAMMED DOWN THE GREAT ATHLONE
Inscription
around the bowl
English Glass from the Strauss Collection (1980-04) pp. 312-313, fig. 6; BIB# AI7962
A Short History of Glass (1980 edition) (1980) illustrated, p. 58, #53; BIB# 21161
Glass Drinking Vessels in the Collection of Jerome Strauss (1957) pp. 43-45, fig. 7b;
The Glorious Memory (1949) pp. 112-118;