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Armorial goblet: C.570-1961

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Enameller: Beilby, William
Maker: uncertain (Probably)




Lead glass, the bucket bowl painted in blue, red, buff, and white enamels, and gilt. On the front, are the Royal Arms of England, and on reverse the Prince of Wales' feathers, and the inscription 'W.Beilby Junr. N'Castle, Invt & Pinxt'. The rim is gilded. Opaque white twist columnar stem and plain foot.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

D. H. Beves Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10.1 cm
Height: 21 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Newcastle-upon-Tyne ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century, Mid#
Circa 1762 CE - 1765 CE

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel

Materials used in production

clear and white Lead-glass

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: W.Beilby Junr. N'Castle, Invt & Pinzt
  • Location: On bowl
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Signature
  • Location: Below arms on ribbon
  • Method of creation: Painted
  • Type: Motto
  • Location: On cirular strap around the arms
  • Method of creation: Painted
  • Type: Motto

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.570-1961
Primary reference Number: 25890
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 17 March 2021 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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