Pembroke Goblet

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Object Name: 
Pembroke Goblet
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 22.5 cm; Rim Diam: 10.9 cm
On Display
about 1765
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, enameled, and gilt. Slightly flared, straight-sided bucket bowl; gilt rim; enameled and gilt coat of arms on the side: gilt Earl's crown above a rococo shield divided in half vertically, a red field at the left, blue at the right, bearing three lions rampant; red and blue spotted white leopard supporter at the left, lion rampant at the right, both with crowns around their necks; foliate purple and white mantling above, emanating from the crown; ribband below, inscribed "UNG . / JE . / SERVERAY .", with white foliate sprays at left and right, floral swags below; inscribed in red-brown enamel on the reverse (script) "Beilby NCastle invt & pinxt" in an arc above a green wyvern crest on red and blue torse, with lavender and yellow scrollwork below, with sprays of white foliage at either side, straight stem, broken at the center, with the stem and foot from another goblet joined using a gilt copper sleeve; the upper stem enclosing a double series opaque white twist (multi-ply spiral tape encircling a pair of heavy spiral threads); the lower stem also enclosing a double series opaque white twist, but of different formation (four-ply spiral band encircling four four-ply spiral heavy threads); conical foot; rough pontil mark.
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
Beilby NCastle invt & pinxt
Masterpieces of Glass from The Corning Museum of Glass
National Gallery of Art 1990-12-02 through 1991-04-14
The Art of Glass: Masterpieces from The Corning Museum of Glass
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.
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 84, #79; BIB# 35679
English Glass from the Strauss Collection (1980-04) illustrated, cover, p. 311, fig. 3; BIB# AI7962
The Ingenious Beilbys (1973) illustrated, p. 10, pl. 3a; p. 62; BIB# 27395