Beilby family, enameller, uncertain, British enamelists, 18th-19th cs., Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Perhaps by William or Mary Beilby
drinking glasses; category
Straight sides. Decorated with exotic birds, a tree, and insects in white enamel, also a gilt band inside the rim (now worn off).
painting; decoration; in white enamel
enamel; decoration; white
body blown, with enamelled decoration and gilded rim
height, whole, 4.0, in
diameter, whole, 3 1/4, in
bequeathed; 1933; Valentine-Richards, Alfred Valentine, The Rev.
unknown before testator
The Rev. A.V. Valentine-Richards Bequest
The Decorated Glasses of William and Mary Beilby 1761 to 1778. 1980-09-05 - 1980-10-31
Organiser: Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Britain
Venue: Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Catalogue number: 52
Rush, James. 1973. The Ingenious Beilbys.London?: Barrie & Jenkinsp. pp. 38-9
Publ. pp. 38-39, pl. 21 b
, Laing Art Gallery1980. The Decorated Glasses of William and Mary Beilby 1761 to 1778.Newcastle: p. p. 12
Publ. p. 12, no. 52
Sotheby's. British and Continental Glass.London, Olympia: Sotheby'sp. p. 71
Cf. A rare Beilby enamelled opaque-twist wine glass, c. 1765, with similar decoration of a peacock perched on a leaf spray, lot 113, p. 71. Est. £2,500-3,500. (Fitzwilliam example mentioned).
Poole, Julia E.. Bequests from Two Cambridge Collectors, The Reverend Alfred Valentine Valentine-Richards MA (1866-1933) and Donald H. Beves MA (1896-1961).
Source Title: Glass Collectors and their Collections in Museums in Great Britain(1999)
p. pp. 49-55
Ref. The Reverend Alfred Valentine Valentine-Richards MA (1866-1933), pp. 49-55
Cottle, Simon. William Beilby and the Art of Glass.London?: Glass Circle
Source Title: The Glass Circle Journal 9 (2001) : 31-40
p. pp. 30-40
Ref. pp. 30-40
Object Number: C/G.130-1933
(record id: 26139; input: 2001-04-03; modified: 2012-04-20)