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Fuddling cup: C.1287-1928

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Current Location: In storage


Pottery: Rotherhithe Pottery (Possibly)
Pottery: Unidentified Southwark Pottery (Possibly)




Tin-glazed earthenware fuddling cup. Four containers, all joined together internally with interconnecting holes, and are concave on the inside. White glaze, wiped clean off the foot rims.


History note: Robert Drane, Cardiff; sold Sotheby's, 3 July 1916, lot 355; purchased by Mr Stoner for Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

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Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 8.8 cm
Height: 3½ in

Place(s) associated

  • Rotherhithe ⪼ Surrey ⪼ England
  • Southwark ⪼ Surrey ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928-12-07) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr


17th Century, second quarter#
Charles I
Circa 1630 CE - 1650 CE

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1287-1928
Primary reference Number: 71731
Old object number: 4091
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 17 October 2023

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

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