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Goblet: C.520-1961

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Glassmaker: Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Straight-funnel bowl diamond engraved with foliage and two peacocks, on knop between collars containing six pence of 1696. Folded foot. Thin metal (bowl cracked).

Notes

History note: Ex-collection of C. Kirby Mason, and ex-collection of Henry Brown

Legal notes

D.H. Beves Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 9.6 cm
Height: 18.0 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

17th Century, Late
Production date: circa AD 1696

Note

Date must be 1696 as after 1694 William's head appears alone on the coinage. When placed under ultra violet lamp this glass did not fluoresce yellow as soda glass does

Components of the work

Bowl
Decoration

Materials used in production

uncertain Lead-glass

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.520-1961
Primary reference Number: 24834
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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