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Wine glass: C.670-1961

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Glassmaker: Unknown

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Description

Lead glass. Bucket bowl engraved with a figure hanging on a gibet and the date 1757 around the rim. The inscription 'The Cowards Reward', and on each side of the gibet the initials 'A.B.'. On a multiple spiral air twist stem. Plain foot.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

D.H. Beves Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 7 cm
Height: 18.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century, Mid#
Production date: circa AD 1757

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Bowl
Decoration

Materials used in production

Lead-glass

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 'The cowards reward' '1757'
  • Location: On bowl
  • Method of creation: Inscribed

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.670-1961
Primary reference Number: 25614
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 25 September 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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