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Wine glass: C.523-1961

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Glassworks: Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Lead glass. Bucket bowl engraved with ship in full sail and 'Success to the Dreadnought privateer', on opaque twist stem and domed foot.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

D.H. Beves Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 6.5 cm
Height: 15.6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid-18th Century
George II
Production date: circa AD 1758

Note

Dreadnought sailed from Bristol (16.5.1758) and (from London Chronicle) from London (28.11.1758), captained by Capt. English

Components of the work

Bowl
Decoration

Materials used in production

Lead-glass

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Success to the Dreadnought privateer
  • Location: On bowl
  • Method of creation: Inscribed

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.523-1961
Primary reference Number: 25850
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 29 September 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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