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Sugar Bowl from Alveston Teaset: M.8.4-2009

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Sugar Bowl from Alveston Teaset


Factory: Old Hall Tableware Ltd
Designer: Welch, Robert




Stainless steel

Stainless steel. Circular with narrow base, carrinated sides, and narrow shoulder. Accompanied by original cardboard box.


History note: Purchased by the donor in Oxford about 1970

Legal notes

Given by Allan Walton

Measurements and weight

Height: 5.5 cm
Width: 10.3 cm

Relative size of this object

10.3 cm5.5 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Walsall ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2009-10-12) by Walton, Allan


Circa 1965 CE - 1970 CE

School or Style


Materials used in production

Stainless steel

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: triangular stick-on label quartered in black and silver, with the first two words in black on the top left silver quarter and the other words on the lower right quarter

  • Text: steel/appeal and selected for the/DESIGN/CENTRE/LONDON
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Printed in black and silver
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: rectangular white paper label

  • Text: 895/5/3/£10.25/6-1111 5
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black biro
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.8.4-2009
Primary reference Number: 169670
Entry form number: 1033
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 1 November 2012 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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