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Posset pot: C.606 & A-1961

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Unknown (Glassworks)


Lead-glass, the body with pincered fringe loop handles and a line of prunts alternately rose and mask, 'nipt diamond waes' at base. The cover with similar prunts and 'nipt diamond waes' and finial knop with four short spires.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

D.H. Beves Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

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


Late 17th Century
Circa 1685 CE - 1700 CE

Components of the work

Cover Diameter 12.2 cm Height 12.7 cm
Bowl Diameter 20.5 cm Height 16 cm

Materials used in production

uncertain Lead-glass

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.606 & A-1961
Primary reference Number: 26343
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 29 September 2020 Last processed: Saturday 27 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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