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Trumpet-shaped. Engraved with an equestrian portrait of King William III and the inscription - "The Glorious Memory of King William III" "Boyne July 1, 1690". Stem has a long irregular tear over a domed foot.

Provenance

By 1929, with Arthur Churchill, London; April 1929, sold by Arthur Churchill to 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

English, probably late 19th or 20th century

Object Place

England

Dimensions

16.9 cm (6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.2372

Medium or Technique

Lead glass

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Glass