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A Ship: C.1-2008

Object information

Current Location: In storage


A Ship


Maker: Unknown




Oval stained glass panel painted in black and grey and stained in dark yellow with a ship with sails and pennants blowing out with the wind, and a border of canthus leaves terminating in small scrolls

Glass and lead. Oval comprising two large pieces and one small piece of glass with lead frame with a suspension loop at the top. The glass is painted en grisaille in black and grey and in silver stain dark yellow with a ship whose sails and pennants are blowing out with the wind. The pennant flying from the stern bears a coat-of-arms, argent a chevron sable, which is repeated twice on the pennant flying from the mast. Below there are waves, and round the edge a border of acanthus leaves terminating in small scrolls.


History note: Hengrave Hall; sold Knight, Frank & Rutley, September, 1952, Contents of Hengrave Hall; Sir Geoffrey Keynes; Dr W.M. Keynes

Legal notes

Given by Dr W.M. Keynes to celebrate the Directorship of Duncan Robinson (1995-2007)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2008-01-28) by Keynes, W. M., Dr.


Late 16th Century
Early 17th Century
Circa 1580 CE - 1620 CE

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Components of the work

Stain composed of silver ( yellow)
Frame composed of lead Height 25 cm Width 20 cm
Panel composed of glass
Frame With Loop Height 26 cm

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1-2008
Primary reference Number: 158395
Entry form number: 986
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 December 2013 Last processed: Friday 18 November 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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