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Posset pot: C.606 & A-1961

Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown (Glassworks)

Description

Lead-glass, the body with pincered fringe loop handles and a line of prunts alternately rose and mask, 'nipt diamond waes' at base. The cover with similar prunts and 'nipt diamond waes' and finial knop with four short spires.

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
Circa 1685 CE - 1700 CE

Components of the work

Cover Diameter 12.2 cm Height 12.7 cm
Bowl Diameter 20.5 cm Height 16 cm
Body

Materials used in production

uncertain Lead-glass

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.606 & A-1961
Primary reference Number: 26343
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 29 September 2020 Last processed: Saturday 27 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Posset pot" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/26343 Accessed: 2022-07-06 09:00:56

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