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made in Stourbridge, West Midlands, England

Postcard of Goblet.
© National Museums Scotland


This goblet of clear glass was made in 1957 for Georama Ltd by Thomas Webb and Sons of Stourbridge in the West Midlands of England. It is one of a set of ten engraved with the 'Queen's Beasts'.

The wheel-engraved has a unicorn of Scotland and, spaced evenly around the bowl, four national emblems: the rose of England, the leek of Wales, the shamrock of Ireland, and the thistle of Scotland. The signature of the goblet's engraver, C.P. Kimberley, is on the side of the bowl opposite the unicorn. The goblet is inscribed 'THE UNICORN OF/ SCOTLAND' and is marked 'ENGLAND' and 'Georama Ltd. London. Crown Copyright'.

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Online ID: 000-190-004-377-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  A.1958.4
Date: 1957
Material: Glass, clear, wheel-engraved. Inscription: { } [above] ENGLAND; Georama Ltd. London. Crown Copyright; C.P. Kimberley [signature]
Dimensions: 6.50" H x 3.88" D
Subject: British glass
Who: C.P. Kimberley (Engraver)
Georama Ltd (Retailer)
Thomas Webb and Sons, Stourbridge (Maker)
Where: England, Stourbridge
Description: Goblet of clear glass with wheel-engraved decoration showing the unicorn of Scotland: English, Stourbridge, made by Thomas Webb and Sons for Georama Ltd, engraved by C.P. Kimberley, 1957
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