Old Pretender

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Object Name: 
Goblet
Title: 
Old Pretender
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
50.2.110
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 20.5 cm, Diam (max): 14.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1740-1750
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass with deep gray tone; blown and engraved. Large cup-shaped bowl, sides sloping inward to plain rim, and with drawn stem, applied circular foot with plain rim and small rough pontil mark; bowl engraved with portrait of the "Old Pretender" wearing a chaplet (wreath) and enclosed by circle surmounted by Royal Crown, with leaf sprays at upper sides and resting in scroll inscribed "Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down for the Lord upholdeth him with his hand. P.37, V.24."
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
1950-10-01
Bles, Joseph, Former Collection
Inscription: 
Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down for the Lord upholdeth him with his hand. P. 37, V. 24
Inscription
Title Unknown (Royal Ontario Museum)
Venue(s)
Royal Ontario Museum 1950-05 through 1950-11
Title Unknown (Museum of Fine Arts, Philadelphia)
Venue(s)
Philadelphia Museum of Art 1948-11 through 1948-11
 
Title Unknown (Rich's)
Venue(s)
Rich's Inc. 1948-10 through 1948-10
National antiques exposition
Venue(s)
Madison Square Garden 1947-03 through 1947-03
 
Title Unknown (Marshall Field & Co.)
Venue(s)
Marshall Field & Co., Chicago 1946-09 through 1946-11
The illustrated encyclopedia of glass (2011) illustrated, p. 131; BIB# 128671
Title Unknown (Antiques) (1943-1)
Scottish and Jacobite Glass (1938) pl. XLVIII; BIB# 28575