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Travelling canteen: AAL.38-2009

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Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Townley, Thomas

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Description

Comprising beaker, spice box, knife, fork, and spoon, with detachable handles engraved with foliate scrolls. The beaker further engraved with a monogram within a circular cartouche supported by two angels; on the opposite side is an engraved figure of a man with a hawk in his hand. The base is engraved "The Guift of The Honorable Lady Tipping ye April 15 1708".
Wooden case covered in shagreen, with a lining of green velvet and silver binding

Legal notes

Lent by Jonathan Gray of The Bill Gray Collection

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10 cm
Height: 11.8 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (2009) by Gray, Jonathan

Dating

James II
17th Century
Production date: circa AD 1685

Components of the work

Lining composed of velvet ( green)
Case composed of wood shagreen
Contense composed of silver
Beaker

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Identification numbers

Accession number: AAL.38-2009
Primary reference Number: 184543
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 20 June 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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