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Quart measure: M.3-1931

Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

Bronze cast body with three banded foot and double ringed rim. A six sided double baluster handle. On the body opposite the position of the handle is the date, in raised figures, 1601. On either side of the date are the raised initials 'ER' surmounted each again by a crown. Although a measure rim is slightly uneven green feet base.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Miss A. Ellen Prince

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 13 cm
Height: 13.6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1931-09) by Prince, A. Ellen, Miss

Dating

Elizabeth I
Production date: AD 1601 : dated 1601

School or Style

Elizabethan

Components of the work

Body

Materials used in production

Bronze

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1601
  • Location: On the body opposite the position of the handle
  • Method of creation: Raised figures
  • Type: Date

Inscription present: surmounted each by a crown

  • Text: ER
  • Location: On either side of the date
  • Method of creation: Surmounted
  • Type: Initials

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.3-1931
Primary reference Number: 12299
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 8 May 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Quart measure" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/12299 Accessed: 2022-06-29 01:00:33

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