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Cup: NAV.179-1933

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Unknown (Production)


Two handled pewter cup. Straight sided with everted rim, stepped base, and two single scroll handles. The body has wrigglework engraving, one one side with two tulips and two winged putti, bearing a crown and inscription "vinum tuum bibe cum gaudio 1660". While the other side has the Stuart Royal Arms, 'CR', and '1660'.
Marked with J. B. and bell in circle.

Believed to be a fake, in the style of circa 1660. No base patina and the body may be from another item, of a later date. Repairs have been made to the rim

Legal notes

A.F. de Navarro Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 18.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1933) by Navarro, Mary Anderson de, Madame Navarro, J. M. de

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Identification numbers

Accession number: NAV.179-1933
Primary reference Number: 125392
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 August 2015 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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