Goblet: w/coin stem

Object Number: 
1945.394
Date: 
ca. 1939
Medium: 
Glass, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 3 1/8 in. ( 11.4 x 7.9 cm )
Description: 
Colorless lead glass goblet; cup shaped bowl engraved with initials "GR VI" and "ER", land leaf above "1939," and spread eagle with arrows and banners with "E PLURIBUS UNUM" above "1939"; hollow spherical stem contains metal coin with inscriptions, date, and portrait busts of king and queen; circular base.
Gallery Label: 
This glass commemorates the visit of King George VI of England and his wife, Queen Elizabeth, to the United States in 1939.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Robert C. Taylor
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group