Covered Valor Cup

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Object Name: 
Covered Valor Cup
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 39.8 cm, Diam: 31 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of John Monteith Gates
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown and engraved. (a) Inverted bell- shape with applied three-part handles on each side; three-part stem; domed, folded foot; polished pontil mark underneath signed "Steuben". Engraving on side of the British Royal Arms encircled by the motto of the order of the Garter "HONI SOIT MAL Y PENSE", supported by the Lion and the Unicorn with the motto of the Prince of Wales, "DIEU ET MON DROIT" below. (b) Cover - domed cover with crown finial and ground and polished rim.
Gates, John Monteith (American, 1905-1979), Source
Steuben 100th Anniversary Exhibition
Corning Incorporated Gallery 2003-09-01 through 2003-12-25
Masterpieces of American Glass
Museum of Applied Arts 1990-07-27 through 1990-09-02
State Hermitage Museum 1990-09-15 through 1990-10-21
Museum of the State Institute of Glass 1990-11-02 through 1991-01-04
Steuben: Seventy Years of American Glassmaking
Toledo Museum of Art 1974-11-17
Corning Museum of Glass 1975-06-01 through 1975-08-24
Conservation and Care of Glass Objects (2006) illustrated, p. 141; BIB# 96019
Glass A to Z (2002) illustrated, p. 582; BIB# 73416
American Antiques and Collectibles (2001) illustrated, p. 268; BIB# 76353
A Catalogue of American Antiques (1990) illustrated, p. 96; BIB# 69239
Masterpieces of American Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 59, 95, pl. 93; BIB# 33046
Book of Glass (1986) p. 62;
Recent Important Acquisitions, 20 (1978) illustrated, p. 125, #37; BIB# AI98080
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1977 (1978) illustrated, p. 4, 7; BIB# AI97145
An Illustrated Dictionary of Glass (1977) p. 324, ill.; BIB# 20156
Steuben: Seventy Years of American Glassmaking (1974) illustrated, p. 104, pl. 36; BIB# 18631