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Tankard: AAL.57-2009

Object information

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Grundy, William (Silversmith)


Baluster-shaped body with a rib around and engraved with a contemporary cypher within a Rococo cartouche, upon spreading moulded rim foot. The double domed cover with an openwork "chairback" thumbpiece. Double scroll handle.

Legal notes

Lent by Jonathan Gray of The Bill Gray Collection

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 12.4 cm
Height: 20.3 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 1747

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Moulding Engraving (incising)

Identification numbers

Accession number: AAL.57-2009
Primary reference Number: 184572
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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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