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Jug: C.9-1982

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Hennell family

Entities

Categories

Description

A pair with C.8-1982. Clear glass decorated with engraved ropework; silver mounts, originally gilt, now partly so, with engraved and applied ropework. The foot bears an engraved inscription: 'TO MAJOR GENERAL FRANCIS SEYMOUR, C.B. FROM VICTORIA R. 1869'. Marks on mounts: (1) Leopard's head); (2) Lion passant; (3) Date letter f for 1861-2; (4) Maker's mark R.H. for Robert Hennell III.

Notes

History note: From the collection of the late L.H. Smyth, M.A., LL.B (Trinity Hall).

Legal notes

Given by J.R.V. Smyth, Esq.

Measurements and weight

Height: 29.2 cm
Width: 12.1 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1982-03-08) by Smyth, J. R. V.

Dating

19th Century, Mid#
1861 - 1862

Note

Maker's mark R.H. for Robert Hennell III

Components of the work

Mounts composed of silver ( originally gilt)
Body
Decoration

Materials used in production

Lead-glass

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: (1) Leopard's head); (2) Lion passant; (3) Date letter f for 1861-2; (4) Maker's mark R.H. for Robert Hennell III.

  • Location: On mounts
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: TO MAJOR GENERAL FRANCIS SEYMOUR, C.B. FROM VICTORIA R. 1869
  • Location: On foot
  • Method of creation: Engraved

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.9-1982
Primary reference Number: 27005
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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