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Tumbler: C/G.17-1938

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glassmaker: Unknown




Lead glass. Inscribed 'Ship Kent' and wheel-engraved with a ship in full sail. On the side away from this, a bird with olive (?) branch over a sketchily engraved cartouche with the letter 'A' inside. Straight, slightly flaring sides.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Cecil E. Byas Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 3 7/8 in
Height: 4 7/8 in

Acquisition and important dates

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

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Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: A
  • Location: On bowl
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Initials

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C/G.17-1938
Primary reference Number: 26158
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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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