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Goblet: C.633-1961

Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown (Glassmaker)

Description

Lead glass. Large ogee bowl inscribed 'WILKES AND LIBERTY No. 45'. Floral wreath with bird below, on plain columnar stem and conical foot.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

D.H. Beves Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 19.0 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid-18th Century
Production date: circa AD/CE 1750

Components of the work

Rim: Diameter 8.5 cm
Foot: Diameter 9.6 cm
Bowl: Decoration:

Materials used in production

Lead-glass

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: WILKES AND LIBERTY No. 45
  • Location: On bowl
  • Method of creation: Inscribed

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.633-1961
Primary reference Number: 25237
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 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 (2020) "Goblet" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/25237 Accessed: 2021-12-06 18:28:28

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