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Ale glass: C.599-1961

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glassmaker: Unknown




Lead glass. Long slightly tapering round funnel bowl, with engraved 'A Slocombe Pound 1769' with floral design and hops and barley. On short opaque twist stem and conical foot.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

D.H. Beves Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 28.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century
Production date: circa AD 1769

Components of the work

Rim Diameter 9.2 cm
Foot Diameter 9.9 cm

Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: A Slocombe Pound 1769
  • Location: On bowl
  • Method of creation: Inscribed

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.599-1961
Primary reference Number: 25907
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 19 January 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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