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Goblet: C/G.14-1938

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glassmaker: Unknown




Lead glass, the large cup-shaped bowl, blown, and wheel-engraved; short stem with domed, square, cut foot. One side of the bowl is decorated with a view of Sunderland from bridge titled 'SUNDERLAND BRIDGE' below. The other side is inscribed 'I.M.R.' in monogram with 'JOHNSTON' below. A band of floral motifs is engraved near the rim.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Cecil E. Byas Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 6 7/8 in
Height: 9.0 in

Place(s) associated

  • Newcastle-upon-Tyne ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1938) by Byas, Cecil E.


Late 18th century
Production date: circa AD 1800 : Sunderland Bridge was opened in 1796.

Components of the work


Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Sunderland from Bridge
  • Location: On bowl
  • Method of creation: Engraved
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: I.M.R. with JOHNSTON below

  • Text: I.M.R./JOHNSTON
  • Location: On bowl
  • Method of creation: Engraved
  • Type: Monogram

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C/G.14-1938
Primary reference Number: 26150
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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