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Posset pot: C.211 & A-1961

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Glassmaker: Unknown

Entities

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Description

Bowl decorated with applied raspberry prunts and gadroon moulding at the base, frilled scrolled handles. The cover decorated in similar style with openwork. Crown top surmounted by a cross.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

D.H. Beves Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 17th Century
Production date: circa AD 1690

Components of the work

Lid Diameter 14.5 cm Height 17.0 cm
Bowl Diameter 20.4 cm Height 13.6 cm
Body
Decoration

Materials used in production

Lead-glass

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.211 & A-1961
Primary reference Number: 26330
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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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