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Wine glass: C.519-1961

Object information


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Trumpet bowl engraved with an equestrian portrait of William III 'The glorious memory of King William' and 'Boyne 1st July 1690', on tapering plain stem between collars and folded foot.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

D.H. Beves Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 6.9 cm
Height: 17.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1961-10-19) by Beves, Donald H.


Mid-18th Century
Production date: circa AD/CE 1740

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Bowl: Decoration:

Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 'The glorious memory of King William' and 'Boyne 1st July 1690'
  • Location: On bowl
  • Method of creation: Engraved

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.519-1961
Primary reference Number: 24832
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Saturday 27 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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