Jug

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Object Name: 
Jug
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
55.2.14
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 16 cm, Diam (max): 12.7 cm; Rim Diam: 10.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1770-1790
Primary Description: 
Clear glass; wear marks at base; blown and engraved. Bulbous hemispherical body with concave base having pontil mark and with wide cylindrical neck and pinched lip; applied solid ear-shaped handle; below rim floral "German-type" motifs around neck "THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF KING WILLIAM THAT ROUTED THE IRISH AND FRENCH ARMIE AT THE BOYNE THE FIRST OF JULY 1690".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Clements, Hamilton, Former Collection
Davis, Cecil, Former Collection
1955-10
Color: 
Inscription: 
THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF KING WILLIAM THAT ROUTED THE IRISH AND FRENCH ARMIE AT THE BOYNE THE FIRST OF JULY 1690
Inscription
around neck
Glass Relating to William III (1973) illustrated, pp. 129-130, fig. 31A;
Treasures in Glass (1966) illustrated, pp. 50-52, #90; BIB# 28036
English and Irish glass... French paperweights, Oriental rugs and carpets (1955-07-01) #39;
Sotheby Sales (1930-07-16) (1930-07-16) #127;