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Wine cup: AAL.100-2009

Object information

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Silversmiths: Gladwyn, John and Uttynge, John




The body is made in the manner of a straight sided beaker with flared rim and is engraved with a band of strapwork interlaced four times and enclosing 'hyphen' or 'hit-and-miss' ornament. The base of the beaker bears a wire rib enclosing ladder work below which the body has an almost hemispherical base. The stem is of the usual spool shaped outline with similar ribs at the top and bottom of the knopped stem, and at the bottom of the domed foot with a matching wire girdle above and below, and this rests on a low domed foot with the same design wire rib at the base. Maker - probably John Gladwyn and John Uttynge. Maker's mark :- I.G. I.V. Struck twice.

Legal notes

Lent by Jonathan Gray of The Bill Gray Collection

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 8.3 cm
Height: 19.1 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Litchfield ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


James I
17th Century#
Production date: circa AD 1600

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: AAL.100-2009
Primary reference Number: 184625
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 21 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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