George VI Coronation Wineglass

Object Name: 
George VI Coronation Wineglass

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Object Name: 
George VI Coronation Wineglass
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.2.267
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.4 cm, Diam (max): 7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1937
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, engraved. Shallow, cup-shaped bowl, with engraved crowned script monogram "G VI R" on the side; mounted on a rounded disk enclosing ten air beads, above a hollow ball knop enclosing a loose silver medal bearing the portraits of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, inscribed ". KING . GEORGE . VI & QUEEN . ELIZABETH ." in an arc around the portraits; on the reverse, the crowned script monogram "G VI R", and the inscription "CORONATION 1937", with hallmarks for London, 1937, maker's mark "T & S" in a shaped outline; rounded disk below the knop; sloping foot, engraved on the upper surface "GOD SAVE THE KING*" on the upper surface; no pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979-03-22
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Former Collection
1979-03-22
Color: 
Technique: 
Inscription: 
. KING . GEORGE . VI & QUEEN . ELIZABETH .
Inscription
GOD SAVE THE KING
Inscription
CORONATION 1937
Inscription; Date
T & S
Mark
G VI R
Monogram
G VI R
Monogram
Some 19th Century Glasses from the Strauss Collection (1981-03) illustrated, p. 37, Fig. 5; BIB# AI8566