Armorial Goblet

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Object Name: 
Armorial Goblet
Accession Number: 
50.2.8 B
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 21.75 cm; Rim Diam: 11.1 cm; Foot Diam: 11.25 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: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
Beilby (Beilby Inv t & pinx t)
Signature
Primary Description: 
Armorial Goblet. Colorless lead glass; blown, applied, enameled, gilded. 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, thin and sloping. 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.
Family Connections: The Formative Years of Beilby Enameled Glass, 1760-1765 (2015) illustrated, p. 187; BIB# 705329
Glass: A Short History (Smithsonian Books edition) (2012) illustrated, pp. 84-85; BIB# 130360
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
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;
English and Irish Glass in The Corning Glass Center (1951-06) p. 471;