Lidded goblet with the alliance arms of William IV and Anne of Hanover, anonymous, 1747

Lidded goblet with the alliance arms of William IV and Anne of Hanover, anonymous, 1747

glassblowing, h 31.5cm × d 12cm More details

On the front of this goblet are the alliance arms – the combined arms – of Stadholder William IV and his wife, Anne of Hanover. On the back are the arms of the Seven United Provinces of the Netherlands affixed to a rock with the allegorical figure of Liberty. The provinces are united, steadfast as a rock in the sea. Translation of inscription: Shame on him who thinks evil of it / I shall keep / steady as a rock in the sea, so shall our union stand.

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