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Tumbler: C.9-1985

Object information

Awaiting location update


Glassmaker: Unknown




Clear glass with wheel-engraved decoration. Cylindrical with bowed sides. Half way up the sides there is a band of crosses with alternating 'palmettes' above. Below there is a script 'B'.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Bequeathed by A.H. Palmer, Esq.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 8.5 cm
Height: 9.8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1985-01-28) by Palmer, A. H.


19th century
Circa 1800 - 1900

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Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: B
  • Method of creation: Inscribed

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.9-1985
Primary reference Number: 26297
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 16 January 2012 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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