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Bell Beaker: C.1.3-1958

Object information

Awaiting location update


Production: Unknown




Hard paste porcelain bell beaker, decorated in blue and white. Depicting birds and flowers.
Part of a garniture set of a covered jar and another beaker


History note: Bought from Collins and Clark, Cambridge. January 9th 1958 Bought by Mr Collins at a sale at Ixworth Abbey, the property of the late Ms Isobel Cartwright, 29th November 1957. Lots 232-233

Legal notes

Bought from Collins and Clark, using the C. G. L. Wolf Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 53.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1958-09-01) by Collins & Clark


Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
1662 - 1722

Materials used in production

Hard-paste porcelain

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1.3-1958
Primary reference Number: 206805
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 16 September 2015 Updated: Wednesday 16 September 2015 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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