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Wine taster: AAL.111-2009

Object information

Awaiting location update


Silversmith: Hennell, David




Circular, with high domed centre; the valley chased with a band of alternate short lobes and flutes. Engraved on the outside "Robert Cooper, Cannon Street 1937".

Legal notes

Lent by Jonathan Gray of The Bill Gray Collection

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10 cm
Height: 1.9 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (2009) by Gray, Jonathan


George II
18th Century
Production date: AD 1736

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: A crisp DH in a rectangle for David Hennell.

  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: "Robert Cooper, Cannon Street 1937"
  • Location: Outside
  • Method of creation: Engraved
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: AAL.111-2009
Primary reference Number: 185892
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Audit data

Created: Friday 25 November 2011 Updated: Tuesday 21 June 2022 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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