Rare Royal Brierley crystal glass goblet. Winston Churchill. c. 1965.

August 28, 2019 1:58 pm Published by

A fine and rare Royal Brierley crystal glass goblet, c. 1965. Made to commemorate the death of Sir Winston Churchill, in a limited edition of 500, and numbered ‘188’. Beautifully and extensively engraved with a portrait of the great man, inevitably smoking a cigar, within a laurel wreath declaring him to be a Statesman, Author, Artist, & Soldier and the bestowing of his Citizenship of the USA, on 9th April 1963. Further engraving detailing his two periods of service as Prime Minister, his birth and death.
Engraved to the foot – factory mark, along with retailers marks of Verney, New York, and Goodes of London. ‘No. 188 of 500 made’. Signed by Tom Jones – the engraver, not the singer, which is Not Unusual….!
Height – 16.5 cm, 6 1/2”
Diameter – 10.2 cm, 4”.
Condition – Perfect.

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