Armorial Goblet

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Object Name: 
Armorial Goblet
Accession Number: 
50.2.8 A
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 22.7 cm; Rim Diam: 11.3 cm; Foot Diam: 11.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1765
Web Description: 
This goblet is enameled on one side with the coat of arms of Henry, 10th Earl of of Pembroke and Montgomery, as well as the French motto “ung je serveray” (one I will serve). The other side shows the earl’s crest below the signature “Beilby Invt & pinxt.”
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc. (1903-2011), Source
1950-10-01
Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery, Former Collection
Category: 
Inscription: 
Beilby (Beilby Inv t & pinx t)
Signature
Primary Description: 
Armorial Goblet. Colorless lead glass; blown. Large bucket bowl supported by applied, straight stem with opaque white spirals -- pair of narrow, within wide ribbed tape -- applied wide foot with rough pontil mark, thick and nearly flat. English rococo, colored enameled decoration by William and/or Mary Beilby: on obverse, Coat of Arms of Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery with motto "UNG JE SERVERAY"; on reverse, his crest below signature "Beilby Inv t & pinx t"; traces of gilt on rims of bowls.
Masterpieces of Glass from The Corning Museum of Glass
Venue(s)
National Gallery of Art 1990-12-02 through 1991-04-14
The Art of Glass: Masterpieces from The Corning Museum of Glass
Venue(s)
IBM Gallery 1989-12-12 through 1990-02-02
National Gallery of Art 1990-12-09 through 1991-04-14
Decorative and utilitarian works from the Corning Museum of Glass, surveying 35 centuries of glass-making technology and stylistic developments from ancient Egyptian, Roman, Islamic, and Asian cultures to contemporary American and European examples. The works were selected by Corning Museum staff members Dwight P. Lanmon, director and curator of European glass; David B. Whitehouse, curator of ancient and Islamic glass; Jane Shadel Spillman, curator of American glass; and Susanne K. Frantz, curator of 20th-century glass.
 
The Decorated Glasses of William and Mary Beilby
Venue(s)
Laing Art Gallery 1980-09-05 through 1980-10-31
Glass: A Short History (Smithsonian Books edition) (2012) illustrated, pp. 84-85; BIB# 130360
Uncovering treasures in the Empire State (1999) p. 131, fig. 4; BIB# AI43699
L'Histoire du Verre: A Travers Les Tresors du Musee de Corning (1990) illustrated, pp. 62-63;
Masterpieces of Glass: A World History From The Corning Museum of Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 158-159, pl. 71; BIB# 33819
Conservation of Glass (1989) illustrated, p. 47, fig. 2.3; BIB# 24726
Vetri, gionelti, smalti, tabacchiere (1981) illustrated, p. 51; BIB# 30910
A Short History of Glass (1980 edition) (1980) illustrated, p. 59, #55; BIB# 21161
The Decorated Glasses of William and Mary Beilby, 1761-1778 (1980) illustrated, p. 14-15 (#70); BIB# 22578
The Ingenious Beilbys (1973) illustrated, p. 10, pl. 3a; p. 62; BIB# 27395
Georgian Armorial Glass (1957-12-05) pp. 1273-1274, figs. 4, 10;
The Connoisseur period guides to houses, decoration, furnishing, and chattels, of the classic periods (1956-1958) opp. p. 100;
Art in Glass (1955) p. 146;
Three Centuries of European Glass (1955) #XVII;
The Story of Glass (1953) illustrated, plate 8-9 (fig. h); BIB# 25461
English and Irish Glass in The Corning Glass Center (1951-06) p. 471;