Stuart Crystal large cut glass goblet. Birmingham coat of arms. Boxed. COA 63/600. "The Birmingham Goblet".
Elongated bubble inclusion (approx 10mm x 1mm) dates from manufacture at bottom of bowl & foot has light scratches - not obvious otherwise no obvious damage.
Foot has the classic Stuart Crystal 24 point cut star & is etched "Stuart, No 63" which corresponds to the supplied Certificate of Authenticity showing it is 63 of 600, signed by the Lord Mayor of Birmingham & the Chairman of Stuart & Sons.
Certificate reads: "(To Jack Smith) Presented by The Lord Mayor of Birmingham on 6th July 1982, Lord Mayor (signed Peter Hollingworth J.P.)" on the other page is printed "The Birmingham Goblet, Commissioned by the City of Birmingham this Goblet has been designed and completely hand-made at Stuart Crystal in Wordsley by some of the country's finest craftsmen. The number of each goblet is etched on the foot and this is No. 63 of a limited edition of 600. (signed (illegible but possibly A or D Stuart)) Chairman, Stuart & Sons Limited". Back of certificate is printed "Goblet Supplied by: DENMENS LIMITED, Whitehouse Glassworks, Wordsley, Stourbridge, England".
Goblet bowl has criss-cross design with panel engraved with Birmingham Coat of Arms & "CITY OF BIRMINGHAM" etched above. Measures approx 16.8cm tall, 9.2cm wide max.
Includes blue leather-look presentation box (a few minor scuffs & slightly faded blue satin lining).
Provenance: belonged to a relative.
Dates from 1982.
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