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Punch bowl: C.473 & A-1961

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Unknown (Glassworks)


Glass, the bowl 'knipt diamond waes' on spreading folded foot. Cover 'knipt diamond waes' and surmounted by pincered crown.


History note: Purchased at Sotheby's 22.8.1941, £38:0:0, agent Cecil Davis

Legal notes

D.H. Beves Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 28.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Late 17th Century
William III and Mary II
Production date: circa AD 1690

Components of the work

Cover Diameter 17.2 cm Height 15.2 cm
Bowl Diameter 17.5 cm Height 15.2 cm

Materials used in production

uncertain Lead-glass

Techniques used in production

Blowing : Blown glass

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.473 & A-1961
Primary reference Number: 26751
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 29 September 2020 Last processed: Saturday 27 November 2021

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

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