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Mug: AAL.47-2009

Object information

Awaiting location update


Silversmith: Sleath, Gabriel




The plain baluster body upon circular moulded foot and with double scroll handle. Engraved on base with initials "F * H" above the date 1750, with the figures "11 : 13", and a second set of initials "B * W" above the date 1924.

Legal notes

Lent by Jonathan Gray of The Bill Gray Collection

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 7.5 cm
Height: 10 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


George II
18th Century
Production date: AD 1734

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: "F * H" above the date 1750
  • Location: Base
  • Method of creation: Engraved
  • Type: Initials
  • Text: "11 : 13"
  • Location: Base
  • Method of creation: Engraved
  • Type: Number
  • Text: "B * W" above the date 1924
  • Location: Base
  • Method of creation: Engraved
  • Type: Initials

Identification numbers

Accession number: AAL.47-2009
Primary reference Number: 184560
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 20 June 2022 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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