Armorial Goblet

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Object Name: 
Armorial Goblet
Accession Number: 
50.2.8 B
Overall H: 21.75 cm; Rim Diam: 11.1 cm; Foot Diam: 11.25 cm
On Display
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.”
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery, Former Collection
Beilby (Beilby Inv t & pinx t)
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.
In Sparkling Company: Reflections on Glass in the 18th-century British World (2020) illustrated, p. 19 (fig. 7);
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
Masterpieces of Glass: A World History From The Corning Museum of Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 158-159, pl. 71; BIB# 33819
L'Histoire du Verre: A Travers Les Tresors du Musee de Corning (1990) illustrated, pp. 62-63;
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;
Three Centuries of European Glass (1955) #XVII;
Art in Glass (1955) p. 146;
English and Irish Glass in The Corning Glass Center (1951-06) p. 471;