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Mug: AAL.40-2009

Object information

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Silversmith: Duck, John




The body of spherical shape surmounted by a reeded cylindrical section; decorated with chinoiserie; with reeded simple scroll handle. Inscribed on base with initials "I * G" and date "1689", also initials "S . B".
Identical in form and size to serial 419, but with added decoration.

Legal notes

Lent by Jonathan Gray of The Bill Gray Collection

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 8.6 cm
Height: 7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London

Acquisition and important dates

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


William III (1750-1702)
17th Century
Production date: AD 1688

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Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Goose in a dotted circle for John Duck

  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: "I * G", date "1689", initials "S . B"
  • Location: Base
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Initials

Identification numbers

Accession number: AAL.40-2009
Primary reference Number: 184544
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Audit data

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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