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Covered Punch Bowl with Stand and Ladle: C.27 & A-C-2007

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Covered Punch Bowl with Stand and Ladle


Glassmaker: uncertain




Cut clear lead glass

Cut clear lead-glass. The circular bowl has deep curved sides and stands on a circular foot. The domed cover(A) has a knob, and a flange which fits inside the bowl. The circular stand (B) has a circular depression in the centre, and narrow upturned sides. The centre of the underside is cut with a sunburst, surrounded by a zone of shallow facetted panels, and a broad zone of diamond cutting increasing in size towards the edge. The exterior of the sides is fluted. The ladle (C) has a series of cuts radiating from the base above which is a broad zone of diamond-cutting. On top of the handle there are 5 horizontal cuts with four diamonds above.


History note: Uncertain before testator

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Mrs Pamela Hope-Matthews

Place(s) associated

  • Waterford ⪼ Ireland

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2007) by Hope-Matthews, Pamela, Mrs


Early 18th Century
George III
Circa 1800 CE - 1820 CE


The attribution to Waterford is uncertain

Components of the work

Foot Of Bowl Diameter 12.8 cm
Bowl Diameter 23.8 cm Height 14.5 cm
Stand Diameter 35.9 cm Height 4.2 cm
Whole With Cover Height 28 cm
Ladel Length 34.5 cm

Materials used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: C.27 & A-C-2007
Primary reference Number: 146202
Entry form number: 958
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 10 December 2012 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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