Rummer with English Royal Arms

Object Name: 
Rummer with English Royal Arms

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Object Name: 
Rummer with English Royal Arms
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.2.180
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14.1 cm; Rim Diam: 9.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1850
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, diamond-point (scratch) engraved. Large ovoid bowl, covered with scratch-engraved decoration: three versions of the English Royal arms and the inscriptions "May those to whom this glass belongs / Light trials met (sic) if any / Their hours at Gloom may they be few / their sunny moments many"; "Wherever you dwell may content be your lot / and friendship like ivy encircle (sic) your Cot / may each rosey morn dressed in mantles of Peace / Shed health over your cottage your blessings / increase / may gay smiling plenty adorn the fair spot / May sorrow never enter the door of your Cot / May your honast (sic) endeavour be crowned with sucess (sic) / May you ever live happy never witness distress / On your cut (?) little roof may these blessings descend / Its a wish free from guile tis the wish of a friend"; "W H Hislop / 1850" and "to Chs Dickens"; the date "1850" also inserted between two of the coats of arms; heavy, short, capstan stem; disk foot, with scratch-engraved oak leaves and acorns on the upper surface; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
1979-03-22
Color: 
Inscription: 
1850
Date
May those to whom this glass belongs / Light trials met if any / Their hours at Gloom may they be few / their sunny moments many.
Inscription
Wherever you dwell may content be your lot / and friendship like ivy encircle your Cot / may each rosey morn dressed in mantles of Peace / Shed health over your cottage your blessings / increase/ may gay smiling plenty adorn the fair spot / May sorrow never enter the door of your Cot / May your honast endeavour be crowned with sucess / May you ever live happy never witness distress / On your cut (?) little roof may these blessings descend / Its a wish free from guile tis the wish of a friend.
Inscription
to Chs Dickens
Inscription
W H Hislop / 1850
Signature and date
Some 19th Century Glasses from the Strauss Collection (1981-03) illustrated, p. 39, fig. 9; BIB# AI8566