Goblet

English
18th century
about 1745


Dimensions

Overall: 20.4 x 10.2 cm (8 1/16 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

65.2324

Medium or Technique

Lead Glass

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Glass

A commemorative goblet. Plain base and stem, funnel-shaped bowl, on which is engraved the equestrian portrait of William III and inscribed “Y Glorius and Immortal memory of King William”, surrounded by engraved floral decoration.

According to old card file, “the above was on exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, for a number of years.”

Provenance

By 1965, Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection