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Sprit cup: AAL.59-2009

Object information

Awaiting location update


Silversmith: Wickes, George




Of straight-sided form on rim foot with reeded edge; the rim also reeded, and with simple "S" scroll handle. Engraved on side "Mr Jos Graves, the Gift of Tho. Hilditch. 1732".

Legal notes

Lent by Jonathan Gray of The Bill Gray Collection

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 6 cm
Height: 5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


George II
18th Century
Production date: circa AD 1732 : The dates comes from the engraving which uses it to state when the item was given as a gift.

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Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: "Mr Jos Graves, the Gift of Tho. Hilditch. 1732"
  • Location: Side
  • Method of creation: Engraved
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: AAL.59-2009
Primary reference Number: 184574
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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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