Stirrup Cup

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Object Name: 
Stirrup Cup
Accession Number: 
64.3.19
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 18.4 cm; Base Diam: 10.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1715-1725
Primary Description: 
Colorless and gold ruby. Blown, applied, engraved. Stirrup cup with flared bowl set into small, rounded cup, with finial consisting of large, bulbous knop in shape of exploding shell, with three twisted red-striped “flames” and scars where two others have been broken off. Bowl engraved with trophy of arms, including banners inscribed “FWR,” framing crowned oval panel bearing crowned flying eagle and sun, inscribed, in riband above, “NON SOLI CEDIT”; on reverse, Order of the Black Eagle, inscribed “NON SOLI CEDIT” and enclosing flying crowned eagle. Around rims of bowl and smaller cup, stacks of firebombs.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Van der Meer, A., Source
1964
Category: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
FWR
inscription
Engraved bowl
NON SOLI CEDIT
inscription
Engraved bowl
NON SOLI CEDIT
inscription
Engraved bowl
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Glass of the Alchemists: Lead Crystal-Gold Ruby, 1650-1750 (2008) illustrated, p. 247, #78; BIB# 103865