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  • Place of origin:

    England (the glass probably, made)
    Netherlands (the mount, made)

  • Date:

    1730-1765 (made)
    1700-1850 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    blown glass with silver mount

  • Credit Line:

    Wilfred Buckley Collection

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Goblet which can only be put down up-side-down, once emptied. Two knobs of the original glass stem are still visible, the lowest being used to attach the silver mount, which includes a open-worked sphere, containing a dice, a nude seated figure on a barrel and a small bowl, suspended from two hinging supports and checked by a counterbalnce.

Place of Origin

England (the glass probably, made)
Netherlands (the mount, made)


1730-1765 (made)
1700-1850 (made)

Materials and Techniques

blown glass with silver mount


Height: 23.8 cm

Object history note

According to a note in his catalogue, bought by Mr. Buckley from Percy Webster on Jan. 7.1928 for £ 8.10.0

Descriptive line

Goblet of clear glass, mounted in metal. The glass is probably English but the mount is Dutch. It was made about 1730

Production Note

The glass probably English, the mount Dutch. The mount might be earlier as well as later.


Glass; Silver






Ceramics Collection

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