Goblet

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Object Name: 
Goblet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.2.30
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 24.4 cm; Rim Diam: 13.2 cm; Foot Diam: 12.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1773
Primary Description: 
Clear heavy glass with few bubbles; blown and engraved. Plain conical foot with very rough pontil mark; large cushioned ball knop stem supporting the funnel bowl; the ball knop stem contains five coins: England: James II, 1685; France: Louis XV, 1728; Spain: Philip V, 1773, Philip VIII, 1738, Charles III, 1773. The engraved decoration on the bowl consists of the letters "R E H" done in a flowery style, and framed by two leaf and flower branches, on the reverse a bird in flight (dove ?) holding a branch in its beak, below rim a simple festoon band.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
1960-03-15
Arthur Churchill (Glass) Ltd., Former Collection
Color: 
Technique: 
Inscription: 
R E H
Inscription
engraved on the bowl